On Tuesday 13 February 2001 21:32, Nathan Torkington wrote:
> David L. Nicol writes:
> > Is there a budget?  Apprenticeship makes all kinds of sense when
> > there is actually a money flow into the guild; the carrot of eventual
> > credentials is too weak for me and many lesser poetasters.  
> > 
> > Could O'Reilly and Microsoft divert some funds to actually paying people
> > for helping out?  That would change the ball game something massive
> I can't speak the final word for O'Reilly, but I can say that we're
> already paying Larry's salary and have basically told him that
> his most important job is Perl6.  Until that shows fruit, we'd be
> very unlikely to tip more money in the way of perl6.
> Good luck getting blood from a ston^W^W^W^W money from Microsoft :-)

Particularly after this:


Bryan C. Warnock

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