On Wednesday 03 January 2007 04:39 am, Ken Sallot wrote:
> I believe Novell has one or two guys maintaining reiser 3.6. Hans
> wasn't actively supporting it anyway because he was trying to push
> everyone towards reiser 4.
Novell actually announced they were dropping support for ReiserFS a few
days before the annuncement of Hans' arrest.
> BTW, I think namesys is up for sale if you want to get into the file
> system business.
The question is how much would it be worth without Hans Reiser?
Depending on if you think him a an asset or a liability, either or more
or less than it would cost without him.
Note this is not meant to be any kind of indictment of Hans Reiser. I
know him personally. The last time I saw him (he was with his wife and
kids and they seemed to be getting along well as a family, which goes
against a lot of what's been said about him in the press recently) he
told me I probably shouldn't consider Reiser4 yet, and that I should
consider ReiserFS (3) only if I needed a lot of small files. For
example, I might have decided (but didn't) to use it for a Maildir
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