Last Day at Novell

Today is my last day at Novell which I arrived at by way of Helixcode and then Ximian in 2003.   Both these companies enabled me to work in and around open source first as a hacker and then later as a manager and director.  Perhaps future posts will have some more reflections on this time.  It has been a great and I learned so much over the years, but it is now time to move on.

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28 Responses to Last Day at Novell

  1. It’s been a pleasure to work with you. Looking forward to the stream of nostalgia here :) Fun times.

  2. Vincent Untz says:

    We’ll really miss you, it’s sad to see you leave. But I’m also glad to see you going to a really great place :-) You’ll rock there!

  3. Dave Neary says:

    Wow! That’s a surprise. All the best for the future, JP. Whoever takes over from you will have a hard act to follow (at least from my point of view from the outside looking in).

  4. Paul Cooper says:

    The hidden hand behind so much software that I use. Hope this means more blogging in future :-)

    Good luck in the new gig – a lot of smart people moving to Mozilla recently, look forward to seeing what you guys are cooking up.

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  6. Joseph says:

    Ah, what could’ve been. Many years ago, you were almost almost my boss. :)

    Good luck at Mozilla! They’re doing awesome things there!

  7. Miguel de Icaza says:

    Good luck JP!

    Cheers to Mozilla getting a great engineering manager!

  8. AlbertoP says:

    Congratulations! Mozilla has a a great person more now.

  9. AvengerMoJo says:

    See you in the other side! :) Good luck and keep in touch!

  10. Srini says:

    It was great working with you. All the very best for your new role at Mozilla

  11. Joe Shaw says:

    So you’re going to be working in a real office and everything? Crazy!

    Best of luck at Mozilla!

  12. Sri Ramkrishna says:

    Congratulations, JPR! I hope you’ll at least have one foot in the door with your GNOME family.

    Mozilla seems to be the place were Ximians seem to go! :-)

    sri

  13. Congrats JP, had a great time working with you :-)

  14. Federico Lucifredi says:

    Good luck at Mozilla! Hope to see you next time I am visiting there!

    -F2

  15. Partha says:

    All the very best in your new role jpr.

    Cheers.

  16. Congrats and good luck!

  17. Hey, good luck at your new job!

  18. iain says:

    Good luck dude, I’m sure you’ll have fun.

  19. Jeffrey Stedfast says:

    Hey, good luck duderino! Was good working with you all those years on Evolution / Desktop!

  20. Joey Zheng says:

    It’s sad to learn your leaving. Thanks for the support, help and nice suggestions for me. Good luck and hope you get better success at Mozilla!

  21. NotZed says:

    Good luck JP. Have some good memories of working with you on Evolution way back when.

  22. Looking forward to seeing you on Planet Mozilla soon! (was used to this name on Planet openSUSE so far…)

  23. Federico Mena Quintero says:

    Good luck, JP! I enjoyed working with you quite a lot!

  24. Sarfraaz Ahmed says:

    Good Luck JP !!! Had a good time working with you on Evolution

  25. Benjamin Kahn says:

    Congrats, JP! Mozilla seems like an awesome place to work.

  26. Jlee says:

    Thank’s for you teach, my Boss! :-)

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