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The arrest of Hans Reiser in connection with the murder of his estranged wife is having a ripple effect on the technology world.

Reiser is the developer of one of the most advanced software file systems in the world, ReiserFS.

Because Reiser is the backbone of Namesys, the software's parent company, many wonder what his arrest will mean for the software's future.

Already, one major client has announced it is phasing out ReiserFS for the Linux operating system.

Police believe the couple's children were in the house when Hans Reiser allegedly killed his wife that day, according to a probable cause statement filed by investigators Thursday. Interviews with the children revealed that the two were arguing upstairs, while they played downstairs.

According to a probable cause statement, police found a roll of large trash bags; two books, "Homicide" and "Masterpieces of Murder"; and a bloodstained sleeping bag.

According to sources close to the investigation, Reiser had to pay $8,000 in alimony a month to Nina Reiser.

Sources also told NBC11 that Hans Reiser was seen walking around town with several thousand dollars in cash and his passport.

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