@DeathByVisualStudio: <sarcasm> Yeah, because no one good has joined in the last four years and everyone good stays at their job foerver and ever.</sarcasm>

Companies have churn, staff leave and staff join. I like Phil Haack, especially the way he interacts with Hanselman when presenting, but a single employee leaving Microsoft is not indicative of anything, much less some sort of terminal decline which you are implying.

Herbie