Open source is like falling in love
Jun 24, 2012, 15:00 (3 Talkback[s])
When explaining open source to others, it's important to reference something they can relate to—something everyone experiences. I like to say that open source is like finding a significant other to fall in love with. Openness means almost the same thing for open source as it does for relationships. Falling in love with your best friend is pretty similar to becoming part of a community surrounding an open source project you love.