"In my post the other day about whether or not work in the
ReiserFS file system would continue after Hans Reiser's murder
conviction, I mentioned that this being an open source project, it
wouldn't be hard for someone else to pick up where others leave
off. And as it turns out, that's precisely what's happening:
according to folks on the ReiserFS team, work on ReiserFS will
"Earlier today I was contacted by Alexander Lymin and Edward
Shishkin, two of the developers on the ReiserFS team..."