Michael Leone on 28 Sep 2008 21:23:27 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Need Advice on Cloning A Disk Drive

Brian Vagnoni wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Michael Leone
>> I don't follow these things, but can you give an example of a project
>> that lost it's lead developer (involuntarily), yet continued on? (not
>> just in maintenance mode, but continued active development of new
>> features)
> ----------------------------
> I don't follow theses thing either and no I can't give you
> an example. I didn't even know the guy was arrested for that
> matter. 

Convicted. :-) I remember hearing about it a while ago, but I had
already stopped using ReiserFS, due to corruption issues.

He was originally arrested in late 2006, from what Wikipedia tells me.

> You would think however since Reisers is fairly 
> widely used that someone would. 

Wikipedia says development continues. Although I certainly get the
impression that it's becoming "persona non grata" of software projects ..

> There is also no reason you couldn't either unless there is some licensing issue
> that I'm also not aware of.

Well, not me, personally :-).

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