"The open source revolution has shaken the slowly crumbling
foundations of closed source software, and while it hasn't taken
over completely just yet, the tide is beginning to turn in its
favor. Your normal everyday user may not really understand or
appreciate what open source means, but that doesn't mean that
they're not experiencing the effects of it. One person's vision can
literally be transformed into a worldwide project with an
international development team working all hours of the day to make
improvements on the software that they love. This passion is a
strong motivating factor, and the results speak for themselves.
Just look at the success of Firefox for an indication of this.
"To this day, when I think about open source, I instantly think