Update: internetnews.com: Mandrake Linux Founder Fired
Mar 15, 2006, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
"The founder of Mandrake Linux has been let go from the company
he helped to create.
"Since 2005, Mandrake, has been known as Mandriva following its
$2.3 million dollar purchase of Conectiva.
"Gaël Duval has confirmed rumors first posted on a Mandriva
forum posting that he is no longer with Mandriva..."
NewsForge: Mandrake Founder Gaël Duval to Sue Mandriva
"T Mandriva executive Gael Duval today confirmed rumors that he
was laid off from the company he co-founded, along with a number of
other Mandriva employees. Duval told NewsForge that he is going to
bring suit against Mandriva for "abusive layoff."
"In an exclusive IRC chat this afternoon, Duval said, 'I'm very
sad since my new role was pretty exciting. Additionally, seven
years ago I created my job and some jobs for many other people, and
eventually someone, the current boss, tells me, 'Now you leave.'