"Not too long ago, open source meant starving developers; scant
documentation; an ugly, outdated Web site; and software that lived
in perpetual beta. Now open source software is becoming big
business. 'Now hiring' is a common sight on project home pages, and
.org and SourceForge sites that used to point straight to source
code archives are redirected to .com URLs that celebrate the
commercial success of what started out as collaborations among
unpaid coders of like mind.
"Open source's ongoing transition from rags to riches is a good
news/bad news proposition..."