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The Journalist Who Came in From the Cold

Feb 05, 2008, 22:45 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"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..."

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