Archive for September, 2008

Happy Birthday GNU

Mittwoch, September 3rd, 2008

The GNU-Tools from the Free Software Foundation (FSF) celebrate today the 25 year existence. The Beginning of the Software-Collection based on the 1983 announcement from Richard Stallman, that he want develop a free operating system that is similar as Unix.

For the Beginning of the Celebration the foundation published a 5 Minute Video with Stephen Fry. Fry speaks about preferences from free Software.

ReiserFS Founder has to go 15 years in jail

Montag, September 1st, 2008

Hans Reiser, the founder of the File-System ReiserFS, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, because he killed his wife Nina. Reise apologized to the society and the mother from his wife. He said:

I wish to humbly apologize to society for my crime[…] Every human life is sacred. I took the life of a human being and I’m very sorry for that.

Here’s the video from the sentencing.