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Will more devs jump ship from vB

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Shamil, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Do you think that we'll see a possible rebuild of the old team, maybe soon enough - well, minus Scott maybe?
     
  2. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    I think that all depends on sales :)
     
  3. kyrgyz

    kyrgyz Well-Known Member

    You never know. I am guessing after this summer some of the pre-IB vBguys will fire themselves and join XenForo.
     
  4. Jerry

    Jerry Well-Known Member

    Would need a crystal ball for that one ........
     
  5. Ryan Ashbrook

    Ryan Ashbrook Active Member

    For some reason... I actually really really doubt it.

    That's just me, though.
     
  6. JVCode

    JVCode Well-Known Member

    I can say it's a likely scenario.
     
  7. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    This is going to be very interesting.
     
  8. GodForum.com

    GodForum.com Well-Known Member

    Was there a non-compete clause signed with IB by anybody ?
     
  9. Jenny

    Jenny New Member

    Will be worth keeping an eye on I'm sure
     
  10. Jerry

    Jerry Well-Known Member

    IB is in CA.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-compete_clause

     
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  11. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    I was under the impression that there was. But I also believe it is expired by now. Or will be by the time this software is released.
     
  12. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Non-compete claus won't stand in California, where IB is based.
     
  13. Lawrence

    Lawrence Well-Known Member

    IMO: hopefully not. You need "veterans" mixed with new blood.
     
  14. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    We sort of have that with the current vBulletin; but that's more management based. Whilst I agree with what you are saying, is this the best thing at the early stage of the product?

    A new developer needs to be well versed with forum products, to understand it.
     
  15. DarkGizmo

    DarkGizmo Active Member

    it'd be interesting to see Scott come back. :)
     
  16. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I don't think that's likely as he's with Facebook now. Not to say it's impossible and he won't, but he's moved on and working on other things.
     
  17. DarkGizmo

    DarkGizmo Active Member

    Ah yes that's right. I forgot he works for Facebook now. :p
     
  18. Jerry

    Jerry Well-Known Member

    Indeed, from the originals, it's just Freddie and me.
     
  19. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Jerry Hutchings? Hi :)
    Wow, Darren's gone, he's interested in xenForo? I wonder if both Freddie and Jerry will come to xenForo, in the future?
     
  20. DoctorWatsOn

    DoctorWatsOn Well-Known Member

    When I sold a business to the Daily Mail group in the UK I was advised that the non-compete clause in the 'sale of business' contract was unenforceable under EU-wide law, I had the same advice when I left the last company I worked for in respect of the 'employment' contract.
     

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