On Wednesday 28 February 2007 11:12, demerphq wrote: > > I think there is room for a Perl professional services company in > Europe with some responsibility overlap with TPF. > Too true. > I think an issue that maybe isnt so obvious to the North American part > of our community > I think this is a generic issue with the USA and it's perception of the world - "All roads lead to America" (to paraphrase). > The real question is where to get the money to start and how to > establish the relationship between the current volunteer > infrastructure and the newly established firm. Ideally the firm would > be a services company with high level access into the development > process. (Something like AS was back in the day when GSAR worked for > AS but was also pumpking) > Seeing as anyone can be a part of the Perl development process, if they are prepared to do the work, perhaps the question should be turned around. How does this company ensure it works with leading Perl developers... > Any multi-millionaires with business/sales experience reading this list > want to step up to the plate? > That's the six-million-dollar question. -- Richard Foley Ciao - shorter than aufwiedersehen http://www.rfi.net/ ps. Please resend any bounced or unanswered emails.