and then attempts to refute. Fair enough. Except - the link leads to The Cathedral And The Bazaar - where I cannot find the quote... Hmmm
It's on this page: http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/cathedral-bazaar/ar01s04.html
Right after point #8, about halfway down.
Seriously dude, if you're going to be making $8/hour, go work for a grocery store or something. At least there you'll get experience with the public and learn some communication and people skills (which a lot of IT people lack).
If you push the "extra ice" button on the soft drink vending machine, you won't get any ice. If you push the "no ice" button, you'll get ice, but no cup.