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Reiser Attorney Says Defending Linux Programmer ‘A Challenging Thing’

“The defense attorney for Hans Reiser–the murder suspect and
prominent Linux open source programmer–said Monday he was
‘apprehensive’ that his client wanted to testify on his own
behalf.

“Reiser, 43, is accused of killing his wife, Nina, last year as
the separated couple endured a bitter divorce. ‘Intellect is not
always an ally,’ defense attorney William DuBois said of his
client, whose Namesys company was responsible for the widely-used
open source Reiser3 and Reiser4 file systems…”

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