Hans Reiser (yes, author of ReiserFS) has been arrested as allegedly murdering his wife. His wife has apparently been missing for some time.

For more information:

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cg...GERLM3RR15.DTL

Hans Reiser, 42, was taken into custody at 11 a.m., hours after Oakland police and FBI technicians searched his home in the Oakland hills. His estranged wife, Nina Reiser, 31, has been missing since Sept. 3, when she dropped off the couple's son and daughter at his home on the 6900 block of Exeter Drive.
http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?s...42216&from=rss

"While the disappearance (and possible murder) of his wife is tragic, Linux users will wonder where this will leave Reiser 4. If Reiser is found guilty, will Novell or IBM pick up the pieces and finish up Reiser 4 for inclusion in the kernel or is this the end of the Reiser filesystem project? Will there be any future for the Reiser filesystem, and if Hans is found guilty and the project is continued, will the project be renamed to avoid notoriety?"
http://www.ninareiser.com/

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