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CNET News.com: Caldera lures Linux guru away from rival

Nov 15, 2000, 09:53 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"In a move that underlines the increasingly competitive nature of the open-source world, Caldera Systems has hired a key Linux programmer formerly employed by rival company Turbolinux."

"John Terpstra is a cofounder of the Samba project, software that allows Linux servers to share files on networks of Windows computers. Samba is one of the core software packages used with Linux, along with the Apache Web server software and the Sendmail email software...."

"Hiring Linux gurus also provides employers a little more control over Linux and other open-source software, which is developed collaboratively by a multitude of programmers across a number of different companies and organizations."

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