Linux.com: Samba Developers Stay Put, Thank You Very Much
Feb 16, 2007, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)
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"On February 6, the blog Boycott Novell ran a story suggesting
that Novell's Samba development team had resigned en masse to take
jobs at rival Red Hat, in protest over Novell's well-publicized
patent agreement with Microsoft. That would be big news, a major
coup for Red Hat. Closer inspection, however, reveals that it
simply didn't happen.
"The Boycott Novell story, titled 'Samba Team Walked Out on
Novell?,' quotes a Computerworld Australia story as saying that all
five members of a Novell development team working on Samba had
quit: Jeremy Allison left for Google, and the other four went to