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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Slow movement of Perl6/Parrot is not a problem. First of all it is not actually very slow, it develops about the same rate Perl5 was developing at its time back, but Parrot and Perl6 are much more sophisticated and advanced technologies than even Perl5, so developers progress very well given larger scope of Perl6/Parrot project. Then, we do not have an urgent need for new language because Perl5 is so damn good, that I personally, the developer of quite a sophisticated Perl application, never felt restricted
    • It's intriguing that a single message gets the reply "you ask for money too often", and "you don't ask for money often enough". I guess we must be getting close to striking the right balance.

      Community funding isn't the only leg on the stool. TPF had a meeting with ActiveState, IBM, and Texas Instruments in California last month (in response to the invitation published in the last issue of The Perl Review [theperlreview.com] and emailed privately to a few companies.) Two more similar meetings are planned later this year, one

      • It's intriguing that a single message gets the reply "you ask for money too often", and "you don't ask for money often enough". I guess we must be getting close to striking the right balance.
        Maybe. But there's no balance to strike regarding accountability so asking for this looks like a valid request to me. I'd expect that nobody would mind some clear facts on both income and spending.
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        Cynic, n.: A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be. -- The Devil's Dictionary