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  • I followed the link for more info... and there wasn't any.

    I'm curious how the grants will work. Damian seems to be plugging along even though his target has not yet been reached. Dan still has a day job.

    And isn't Larry already funded via O'Reilly? Or perhaps this means that O'Reilly'll be okay with switching over to funding Larry via a Perl Development Grant? It'd be great to fund these guys with no-strings attached. But, why add a 3rd grant when the first 2 aren't yet fully funded?

    • I spoke too fast. There is more info now...
    • Disclaimer: I'm just this guy, you know, I hold no official position... anywhere.

      To my knowledge, Larry was laid off from O'Reilly in October of last year. Since then he's been getting royalties from books and just surviving on what he has, as far as I'm aware. But I'm not Larry's official spokesperson, or anything near it :)

    • by Damian (784) on 2002.02.05 16:15 (#4126)
      Damian seems to be plugging along even though his target has not yet been reached.
      Monash has been "carrying" me for the last month, on the promise of renewed Perl Foundation funding. Of which four months has now been confirmed. After that, however, I'm either back to full-time academia...or unemployed.
      Dan still has a day job.
      That is not the case.
      Isn't Larry already funded via O'Reilly.
      Not since late last year. O'Reilly have more than done their share...they've taken care of Larry for the last five years. But they're not immune from the downturn and Larry wasn't the only valued member of staff they had to let go.
      • I did not realize this was the case.

        My wife puts certain limits on my desire to give yet more money toward Perl Community efforts. But if I can't dig deeper into my own pocketbook, I wonder what can I do to help the Perl Foundation's fundraising campaign?

        I wonder if there are publications that would run articles or free advertisements for the Perl Foundation? Hmm, I could write the editors of publications to which I subscribe, asking them to run an article on the YAS and the Perl Foundation. What other