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IT Careers: Open Source, Open Resume

How's this for some IT humor: What do you call a Linux volunteer who just contributed his or her sixth patch to the Linux kernel?

Hired.

Get it? Allow Linux Foundation fellow Greg Kroah-Hartman to explain: "The 'joke' is that no one contributes more than five patches to the kernel as an amateur, because after that, you normally get a job offer. It's not a joke, as I've seen it happen numerous times."

Read more at InformationWeek.

 

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