Saw it after googling more about GvR, after reading the news about him leaving Google for Dropbox.
I don't think the Visual Basic environment is particularly daunting, though. I much prefer Delphi to VB (and when the hell is Embarcadero going to release a free or low-cost Delphi version for Linux?), but VB was not difficult to use, just not that powerful (till VB 5 or 6, anyway).
- Vasudev Ram