osOpinion: Microsoft To Steal Linux Coders?Feb 15, 2001, 12:40 (13 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Kelly McNeill for this link. ]
"Can't buy out the company that competes with your application? Why not buy out its developers?"
"Confused? Let me explain. While browsing the Web earlier today, I came across a piece of news that proclaimed that our friends in Redmond approached Linux user-groups in various Australian cities, and offered employment opportunities within Microsoft's operating system division."
"'We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team to produce the next generation of Windows,' Microsoft said."