Mass exodus at Microsoft?

Mass exodus at Microsoft?

Post by David F. Sko » Mon, 08 Jun 1998 04:00:00

> In terms of manpower, programming is a very small percentage of what
> MS does. It is a logical fallacy to assume that all MS employees are
> programmers. Out of ~28,000 employees worldwide, maybe ~500 are
> actually writing code.

I find that very hard to believe.  I'm sure I read a news report which
stated that 2000 software engineers are working on NT.  Does anyone
from Microsoft have the official word?

David F. Skoll



Ladies, Gentlemen and Cyberspace Dogs,
The above thread has been going for some time with most of
it now an argument between Linux users and Windows users and
points of Windows behaviour, with occassional references to

Could I politely ask that if your participating in that that
you check the headers and do not reply to c.o.os2.advocacy
unles it is an issue that is about OS/2.

Apart from saving bandwidth, for those of us users who still
pay by the minute or Mbyte for our connections it saves us
from expense.It also allows our groups to more focussed on
what they are about.

Thank you I'll get out of your groups again now.
Richard A Crane
Barrister & Solicitor
slightly altered email (anti-spamming) rcrane AT octa4 dot
net dot au
OR rcrane AT attglobal dot net

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