Ian's in the House!
By barton808 on Mar 19, 2007
Well the big news today is that Ian Murdock started this morning as Sun's Chief Operating Platforms Officer. As the founder of Debian along with the work he has done as the CTO of the Linux Foundation and the head of the Linux Standard Base, he will bring a fresh perspective to our OS strategy.
I had a great talk with him last week and am excited by his thinking, particularly around the area of Solaris and usability. He mentioned that while he will be resigning as the CTO of the Linux Foundation, he plans to remain as the head of the Linux Standard Base, so that means Sun will be assured a representative there :-) Im also glad to hear that in true FOSS fashion he wont be relocating. The more Sun decentralizes geographically the better (says the recent Austin emigre).
PS look for the answers to the Saints tomorrow.
Pau for now...