The gods are kind and benevolent. Not only do they bestow their gifts upon us (software), but they show us the way (source) so we can ascend to their level. Not only do they welcome ascension, but the know that no being, god or mortal, is without flaw. They listen when we say there is a problem (bug report) and accept our suggestions (patches) to make the universe better.
so...the OSS developers are the Ancients and the proprietary software developers are the Ori? That explains the burning sensation in my rear when I use Windows. I guess that makes Miguel de Icaza to be Oma Desala...so who are the goa'uld?</stargate sg1>