Anders Karlsson wrote about Some myths on Open Source, the way I see it a
few days ago. Anders' article is mostly focused on
exploding the idea that open source magically creates high
quality code. It is sad to say you do not have to look very
far to see how true this is.
While I largely agree with Anders' points, there is far more that could be said on this subject, especially on the benefits of open source. I love working on open source software. Here are three reasons that are especially important to me.