"A colleague of mine recently told me that they got a
job offer from this large software company based in the Pacific
Northwest to come join their consulting services group, and as a
result of moving to this firm, their salary would nearly double.
However, they would be stuck working entirely using -- ahem,
non-Open Source products, rather than working with Linux, UNIX,
mainframes, and multi-vendor virtualization technology like they do
now. Their focus would be much more limited, but it would be a huge