On the conviction of Hans Reiser
Posted May 1, 2008 2:04 UTC (Thu) by graydon
Parent article: On the conviction of Hans Reiser
That said, his loss is unfortunate. ...
The biggest loss, though, is elsewhere.
I'm sorry to be blunt, but the salient loss has nothing to do with a filesystem or a developer community. It is that someone recently alive and well, with a long life ahead of her, is very likely now dead.
(Not trying to imply a legal perspective either, nor provoke debate on said perspectives. None of us are murder lawyers, and even if we were this is not the place. But it is rude to ignore someone's passing and focus on peripheral trivialities.)
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