On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

That's what made me come to the conclusion that it's really "The Parrot

As brian mentioned, the NLNet grant is what's driving the Parrot work. AFAIK, there haven't been any Parrot-related grants for a long time besides that one and the MoFo/TPF grant to Patrick.

To see other grants given go here - http://www.perlfoundation.org/grants

Most of them are Perl 5 related. There are also the micogrants (http://www.perlfoundation.org/microgrants) which are all Perl 6 focused, but only one is Parrot-specific.

So where is the problem? Why doesn't the money flow one way or another?
Does TPF want to sponsor more Perl 5 related development? Or was that
offer, $5k for 1 month full time hacking, not known before?

TPF definitely does want to sponsor more on Perl 5.

I think this is mostly TPF's communications problem. People don't know about the grants, or don't know what is likely to be accepted, don't know when to apply, etc.


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