Re: Nomination question: Redhat
On Mon, 14 Dec 1998, Joseph Carter wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 04:27:29PM -0800, Jim Pick wrote:
> > Nobody can question his almost supernatural kernel hacking abilities -
> > he's essentially the #2 Linux guy behind Linus. Not a bad guy to have
> > in your arsenal if you are a Linux distribution and have a
> > multi-million dollar business. If we were in the proprietary software
> > business, I'd be concerned if the other team had him on their side.
> > Luckily, we aren't. Perhaps that's why Microsoft tried to hire him?
> I was especially amused how he answered them. =>
Can you please explain that a bit for those of us who don't know the
story? I can guess he denied their offer, but I'd like to be amused, too.