Daniel Dern points out that just becaue open source software gives you the power to add the feature or functionality that you want, doesnt mean that you have to do it yourself. Open source coders are more than happy to be paid to put your improvements in for you. For the rest of the story, turn to NewsForge.
Paying Open Source Developers To Get Features Faster
Your open source program doesn't have a feature you want? You can always pay to have it added.