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Re: Future Perl development

Nicholas Clark
February 5, 2007 10:46
Re: Future Perl development
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On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 10:38:58AM -0800, chromatic wrote:
> On Monday 05 February 2007 02:08, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > The fact that he doesn't makes me assume that he's already a busy man.
> >
> > Perl 6 PR has to be fixed by people whose primary itch is Perl 6.
> The fact that they don't make me assume that they're busy people.
> I welcome suggestions on how to tell volunteers who've already put tremendous 
> time and effort into Perl 6 or Pugs or Parrot to:
> 1) work harder
> 2) give up their day jobs which provide for their families (or in my case, my 
> cats)
> 3) do something they don't enjoy (PR) instead of development, or 
> documentation, or testing, or design

It's a fair question. I don't have a good answer.

Time is clearly at a premium. Would money help? Is the scale of what's needed
something TPF could fund? Would it help make icky jobs less icky?

The question is equally relevant to all things Perl, although I'm off topic
as advocacy@ isn't this list.

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