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Add beef to the SFC application

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on behalf of the project? How and for what did you spend those
+We currently have a single bank account that holds some donations
+we got a few years back. I think there is a sum of around $10K USD currently.
* Does your project owe funds to anyone?
Not to my knowledge, although we do have a few recurring small
-expenses, such as a fax number and PO box.
+expenses, such as a fax number, lawyers fees to file reports and taxes and a PO box.
* Has your project ever had legal trouble, been involved in legal
proceedings or received a letter accusing your project of patent,
@@ -55,16 +58,45 @@ community developed and the general health of the community. Be sure
to include information on any forks or other disputes that have
occurred in the community.
+Parrot started as a new virtual machine for Perl 6 in 2001. It gradually become
+a seperate project which aimed to be a virtual machine for all dynamic
+languages, since Perl 6 wanted to support just about every feature a dynamic
+language would want.
+Originally there was a CVS repo, which was converted to Subversion many years
+ago, which was converted to Git+Github by Jonathan "Duke" Leto. During the
+Subversion Middle Ages, many projects "left the nest" and started being
+developed in seperate repositories, outside what is currently called parrot.git
+or "Parrot Core"
+All the projects that were once in Parrot (plus more, that started independently)
+are part of the Aviary a.k.a the Parrot Github Organization:
+Only people who have signed Parrot Foundation CLAs have commit bits to the above
+"Parrot Core" and "Parrot Aviary".
* Please explain how your project is governed. Who makes the
decisions in the project? How do you resolve disputes,
particularly about non-code issues?
+Currently there is a Board of Directors that has a private mailing list
* If your project runs on Linux-based systems, please list all the
distributions that include your project, and what "repository area"
the package appears in. If you aren't packaged for any major
distributions, please tell us why you believe your project hasn't
been packaged yet.
+We are packaged on just about every major GNU/Linux distribution.
+You can see a list of all the package systems we are in here:
* Does your project have any existing for-profit or non-profit
affiliations, funding relationships, or other agreements between the
project and/or key leaders of your project and other
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