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Really, "We wish we could hire them both" irks you?

Sounds to me like a great heuristic for whether a person would be a good investor.




I realize it's a statement of praise, but I think Marc is legendary in the valley and an immensely successful investor/veteran of the business. Implying that he'd be in the running to become an employee at GitHub just felt off. Again, hard to put it into words.

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I found it to be very flattering :-).

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Well then, I'm going to go be quiet elsewhere now.

(Hi Marc!)

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...the entire point of that statement was that he's not in the running.

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