Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Dec 2006 19:57 UTC, submitted by Chuck Talk
Novell and Ximian "OrangeCrate is pleased to announce an interview with Justin Steinman, Director of Marketing for Novell. Novell has announced a major deal with Microsoft in the last few weeks that has caused some in the community to question the validity of the deal announced, and has already been characterized by Microsoft as somehow verifying that Linux violates Microsoft's intellectual property. While I disagree with that statement from Steve Ballmer, I do understand that it is only fitting to offer Novell the chance to speak directly to the questions we all want addressed."
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Marketing department for information?
by Earl Colby pottinger on Mon 4th Dec 2006 22:31 UTC in reply to "RE: shame"
Earl Colby pottinger
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2005-07-06

Marketing = Sales.

Since when has the marketing department been in the know about the inner working of a company. And when it does have the true info, release an info that may make the company look bad?

By the very job definition of marketing this is the department that is least likely to release information about anything bad in the company. The legal department's statement (weasel words and all) are more likely to approach the truth.

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