Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Feb 2007 01:12 UTC, submitted by jayson.knight
Microsoft After 17 years with the company, Jim Allchin retired from Microsoft as of Jan. 30, 2007 the day on which Microsoft officially released the Windows Vista operating system to consumers. James (Jim) Allchin served as co-president of Microsoft's Platforms & Services Division from September 2005 until his retirement. In that position, Allchin shared overall responsibility with Kevin Johnson for the division of the company that includes the Windows and Windows Live Group, Windows Live Platform Group, Online Business Group, Market Expansion Group, Core Operating System Division, Windows Client Marketing Group, Developer and Platform Evangelism Group, and the Server and Tools Business Group.
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Re: Allchin
by sjette on Thu 1st Feb 2007 01:58 UTC
sjette
Member since:
2005-11-08

Wow, now that he is no longer at Microsoft, he can go and buy the Mac he always wanted. Just kidding people.

http://www.microsoft-watch.com/content/operating_systems/allchin_ex...

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RE: Re: Allchin
by Darkelve on Thu 1st Feb 2007 09:29 in reply to "Re: Allchin"
Darkelve Member since:
2006-02-06

What I don't understand is why Apple didn't send him one for free. Wouldn't that be good for PR? ;)

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RE[2]: Re: Allchin
by sjette on Thu 1st Feb 2007 12:36 in reply to "Re: Allchin"
sjette Member since:
2005-11-08

you are right, It would have been a great good-bye present ;)

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RE: Re: Allchin
by Duffman on Thu 1st Feb 2007 17:35 in reply to "Re: Allchin"
Duffman Member since:
2005-11-23

Well, I think he leaves BECAUSE he wants a mac ;)

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