[Foundation-l] Frustration with the conversion engines issue

Tim Starling tstarling at wikimedia.org
Wed Apr 1 12:11:28 UTC 2009

> == What do we need? ==
> Actually, we don't need a lot to solve this problem. I have the
> solution for the most important part of the problem, the linguistic
> one. Even if I don't have enough of time to deal with all cases, I am
> able to find students or professors of linguists who are willing to
> work on those issues for free (they would have scientific papers after
> the work is done). We need "just" a PHP programmer who is willing to
> work on this problem. And for a couple of years I didn't find any
> (even I know a lot of PHP programmers).

It sounds like a good project for a directed grant. Have you tried
contacting potential grant-making organisations? I imagine some
awesome things could be done with as little as $100K.

-- Tim Starling

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