Interview with Jeremy Allison

Samba guru explains why he couldn't stomach the Microsoft-Novell deal. “If you want to sell out, you should ask for more," he says.

Jeremy Allison is a hero in the open source community these days. After spending two years at Novell, he decided to leave the Waltham, Mass.-based software company for reasons of principle right after the Linux-vendor signed a deal with Microsoft.

Interview with Jeremy Allison.