The Journalist Who Came in From the Cold
Feb 05, 2008, 22:45 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
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"So it was with great relief when I heard that one of us was
getting out, freeing himself to enter the much saner world of
commercial-community Linux relations. Because we know
nothing controversial ever happens in a job like that.
"Tongue-in-cheek? You betcha. In reality, when I heard my friend
and colleague Joe Brockmeier was leaving this Editor in Chief gig
at Linux Magazine and going to work for Novell as the openSUSE
Community Manager, the opposite thought ran through my brain. Press
jobs actually tend to be relatively calm. Dealing with the Linux
and Open Source community while working for one of the least-liked
corporations in the arena seemed a tad masochistic..."