Subject: Re: MS hiring open-source folks ?
From: Bernard Lang <Bernard.Lang@inria.fr>
Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2001 16:27:26 +0100



thanks for the info ... MS seems indeed to be special about this.

but their business is based on ideology

Bernard


On Mon, Dec 31, 2001 at 05:04:46PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> >>>>> "kms" == Karsten M Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com> writes:
> 
>     kms> There were attempts [by Microsoft] in Australia 1Q2001 to
>     kms> recruit individuals through GNU/Linux user groups and
>     kms> associated channels.
> 
> Actually, throughout Asia.  Confirmed reports in Japanese, Vietnamese
> (1), and Korean LUGs.
> 
> I responded with a resume and my objectives, and got a polite reply
> from the HR flunkie, but nothing further.  (Not surprising, since I
> was honest about both the qualifications and the objectives.  ;-)
> 
> 
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