Those who know his key work on RSS will realise what a serious blow this is.
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| Niall Kennedy, a high-profile hire from Technorati who joined Microsoft
| in April 2006 as Program Manager for syndication with the Windows Live
| team, has quit. And quit with a bang. From Kennedy's "Leaving
| Microsoft" post: "Windows Live is under some heavy change,
| reorganization, pullback, and general paralysis and unfortunately my
| ability to perform, hire, and execute was completely frozen as well."
| Ouch. Kennedy is off to do a startup, according to his blog, as of August
http://tinyurl.com/rg4nn ( microsoft-watch.com )
Who else will turn his/her back on Microsoft? Pirillo? Thurrot? Jo Foley?
Gates and Scoble are already out, as well as many managers, engineers who
defected (to Google?), and a security Guru. And SCO has gone Mad, according