CNet News: Gentoo Linux Founder Quits Microsoft
Feb 14, 2006, 17:00 (9 Talkback[s])
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"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...