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CNet News: Gentoo Linux Founder Quits Microsoft

Feb 14, 2006, 17:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"Daniel Robbins, the founder and former chief architect of the Gentoo Linux project, has quit his job at Microsoft after only eight months, the software giant has confirmed.

"Last May, Robbins made the unusual switch from being a well-known member of the free software community to becoming a paid employee of Microsoft, which is one of free and open-source software's biggest critics. He worked under Bill Hilf, who runs Microsoft's Linux and Open Source Software Lab, and had an 'educational' role within the company...

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