Which open source phrase do you say/reference most often?

What's your favorite open source phrase?

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Which open source phrase do you say/reference most often?

269 votes tallied
Free as in beer
59 votes
Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow
38 votes
Open source is like a recipe
22 votes
Release early, release often
33 votes
RTFM (Read the fine manual)
87 votes
Other (tell us in the comments)
30 votes

They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.

Which of these phrases do you use the most? And which ones aren't on the list that should be? Tell us in the comments.

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Jason Hibbets
Jason Hibbets - Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat which means he is a mash-up of a community manager and project manager. His current role involves building community interest for #EnableSysadmin--a watering hole for system administrators. He is the author of The foundation for an open source city and has been with Red Hat since 2003. Follow him...