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Open-source developer's wife still missing, reward offered

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Nina Reiser, the estranged wife of well-known open-source programmer Hans Reiser, is still missing and a $15,000 reward for information about her is now being offered by the Oakland, Calif. police department.

Hans Reiser is best known as the creator and primary developer of the popular ReiserFS filesystem, which is often used in Linux distributions.

Nina Reiser had dropped off their children at Mr. Reiser's home in Oakland's Montclair area on September 3rd, but never returned to pick them up. Her car was later found abandoned in another part of Montclair.

At this time, the police are still treating the matter as a missing-person case.

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