MY PROGRAMMERS ALWAYS SAID I COULDN’T PAY THEM TO FIX BUGS

“Don’t ask me why people out there fix my bugs for me, but people love to do it.”

Jim Barksdale, Netscape CEO, on the success of his company’s Mozilla open-source browser program in getting outsiders to fix errors his coders could never be bothered to correct, TechWeb, 22 April 1998