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Former Linux Architect Moves to Microsoft

I was amazed by this news from eWeek.

The leading Linux figure, Daniel Robbins, the founder of Gentoo Linux and its former chief architect, has announced that he has accepted a position at Microsoft Corp.

In a brief note to the Gentoo Foundation Inc. community, Robbins said he was leaving Gentoo and that he will be \”helping Microsoft to understand Open Source and community-based projects.\”

Well if Microsoft will open an ear, they might eventually learn from this dude about open-source. I don\’t if that\’s a bad thing but it definitely looks awkward that they are hiring Linux expert.

By Marck V.

Filipino IT consultant on enterprise software. On his spare time he do web project management, photography and blogging. Web 2.0 enthusiast.