Came the revolution
Wired has a story on Eric S. Raymond who continues to update The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary.
"I let it be known that I would accept and incorporate good patches, constructive criticism. I rewarded people who generated good insights by giving them credit in the revision. This is how we do things in hackerland; it's our combination of individual visions and collaborative synergy that makes us powerful."
The new edition includes chapters detailing open source developments in 1999 and 2000, and new essays that address the economics of open source and the potentials of open source as a competitive weapon.
Herodotus couldn't tell it better. This is must reading covering the Open Source movement. O'Reilly has the rights to the paperback version