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Goodbye Vincent, welcome back Oden!

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After nearly 9 years, Vincent Danen will be leaving Mandriva at the end of this month. Again we would like to thank him for his commitment and endeavour whilst at Mandriva. We wish him every success in his future activities. As he said himself, he was also largely “a pain in the developers’ collective backsides with his push for better security in the Mandriva products” and added that we may have forgiven him “because his heart was in the right place” Smile.

This departure will not leave empty chair, as security is something essential for distribution. We would like to thank oden Eriksson who will be in charge of security team. Welcome back Oden!

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For those who’ve read it, you know where I’m going. For those that don’t, Adam will be a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer at Red Hat. I’m going to the same place as an, officially titled, Senior Software Engineer, but technically as a member of the Red Hat Security Response Team.

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