Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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> Now Hiring - Astroturfer, apply at Microsoft
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> | Evidently, a "Senior Marketing Manager" has the responsibility of:
> | * "assisting in defining and driving core marketing initiatives ?
> | most specifically online & offline community-building"
> | * "further the dialogue on the value of the Microsoft platform to
> | open source audiences"
> | * "be a cornerstone for a global thought leadership website and will
> | be regularly featured in industry press around the world"
> | * "act as a visible external evangelist for Microsoft"
> | Wow! That's all direct quotes from the job description. It is so
> | blatant, I'm beginning to wonder if it's some kind of joke. Particularly
> | the 'evangelist' line.
> | Kind of like the famous Halloween documents, this posting really tips
> | Microsoft's hand and shows us exactly what they're thinking. After all
> | the smoke and mirrors over the deals with Linux distros Suse, Linspire,
> | Xandross, and Turbo Linux, this shows that those distros were in fact
> | acquired in order to be killed. It's not Linux that Microsoft wants,
> | it's the customers.
Someone should sneak into those positions and relay out everything they
are planning against Linux.