Buffer Overflow: Linux salaries higher, JBoss CTO, no clarity on patents says Red Hat
Linux, Mac salaries higher than for Windows engineers: Microsoft likes to tout the cost savings that derive from paying Windows-skilled employees less money. That’s great if you’re an employer, but if you’re an engineer that needs to feed her family, the money is in Linux and Mac OS X.
JBoss CTO leaving Red Hat: JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey is leaving Red Hat. Labourey had been at JBoss for the past eight years, nearly three of which were under Red Hat’s ownership. Labourey’s departure comes over two years after JBoss founder Marc Fleury left Red Hat in 2007.
No clarity on validity of Microsoft’s claims against TomTom: Red Hat has issued a short statement in response to yesterday’s news that TomTom and Microsoft had settled their patent scrap out of court, in which the company says that “without a judicial decision, the settlement does not demonstrate that the claims of Microsoft were valid”.