December 23, 2006

Open-Source Guru Goes to Google

Novell’s Linux pact with Microsoft has cost it open-source guru Jeremy Allison, who left in protest to take a position at Google.

Mr. Allison, one of the creators behind the open-source project Samba, left Novell after two years to join the search king because of objections over the agreement in November (see Microsoft, Novell in Linux Pact). The deal has not sat well with the open-source community either.

Link: Red Herring

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