It seems that open source and the principles that comprise the open source way are here to stay. While I wasn't in the room when the term open source was coined in 1998, I do know some of the visionaries that developed the early strategy and advocated for the open development model.
Do you remember when you got involved with open source? Were you scratching an itch, attracted to the features of a project, or was it the commuity that wooed you over to open source? Share your story below after you take our poll.