Ten years ago, a single blog post by Matt Mullenweg sparked a discussion that lead to the creation of WordPress. Clearly that's the way Matt sees it. Say what you want about WordPress, it's been a huge motivator for people to write online and to make that writing easy and attractive. Almost every site I enjoy today started as a WordPress blog. This site started as a WordPress blog. So yeah, that's a pretty cool snapshot in time. Good thing he had comments turned on.
By way of A List Apart