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09:08 UK time, Friday, 20 June 2008

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"As you know, tin is in my blood" - Flickr founder Stewart Butterfield compares himself to a tin smith in an extended metaphor in his resignation letter


Stewart Butterfield's departure is apparently a blow to photo-sharing site Flickr's owners, Yahoo, although they may be left scratching their heads at the manner of his departure. More specifically, his resignation letter complains that few sheets of tin have rolled off the production lines in the past 30 years. The extended metaphor may be a way of saying Yahoo have expanded so much they can't focus on some of their businesses. Or not.
More details (Guardian Unlimited)

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