Laws of the Computing Universe
Along with such stand-bys as requiring the goat at midnight GMT not PST when debugging SCSI issues, another one must state:
If you lay off all your linux experts you will have to hire them back as a contractor at double their previous salary to have them help you fix the issues they were dealing with before you laid them off.
Or something like that 🙂
Update No, not employed with them again, working as a consultant. Sorry for the confusion 🙂