"On April 1 this year, I wrote a spoof headlined "Ballmer joins
Linux Foundation board." Considering the statements that were
reported last week as emanating from the executive director of the
same foundation, Jim Zemlin, I wonder if my tale will still be
considered a spoof after a few years.
"Zemlin was speaking at the LinuxWorld trade show in San
Franscisco. It is one of these gatherings which is basically a
meeting of suits (for whom geeks profess scorn) who pass the time
of day by making commercial announcements every time the clock
strikes the hour..."