[Rd] helping out

Paul Gilbert pgilbert at bank-banque-canada.ca
Thu May 18 18:28:22 CEST 2006


The developers page is available from the  left side menu frame on the 
main R page <http://www.r-project.org/> ,  but not from CRAN.

(BTW, R-devel does not have nearly as much traffic as R-help, so digest 
mode may not be so important.)

Paul Gilbert

Kevin B. Hendricks wrote:

>I just joined the list and wanted to introduce myself.  I am a  
>professor of operations management at a Canadian University and an  
>empirical researcher (using mainly archival data from finance and  
>accounting primarily with econometric methods).  I have finally made  
>the leap to remove all of SAS from my machines (damn license code  
>nonsense was killing me) and decided to adopt R.  So I am very new to  
>the R system and still just getting up to speed (reading the fine  
>*long* manuals and etc).
>I am also an old programmer (read that late 1970s, early 1980s  
>timeframe) and more recently I have been an open source volunteer for  
>OpenOffice.org (ran their lingucomponent project until last year), a  
>volunteer for the Blackdown Java project (helped do the initial port  
>of Java 1.1.1 to PowerPC Linux) and I have submitted bug fixes and  
>patches to the Linux kernel, glibc, gcc, and the like,  mainly to  
>support PPC Linux.  I now primarily use x86_64 Linux and MacOSX.  I  
>can program in C, C++, Fortran and a number of other languages.
>So once I get up to speed, I would love to volunteer to help pay back  
>for the really nice system you have made available.
>I found this mailing list by accident looking for something to tell  
>me about the NULL environment issue that hit me when I moved from  
>version 2.2.1 to version 2.3.0.  If there is a developers page that  
>lists cvs checkout info (or do you use subversion or some other  
>system) and the details of who to submit all patches and things to  
>(is this list for diffs?), I would love to be pointed at it.
>I am on too many mailing lists right now, so I signed up for digest  
>mode.  So if anyone wants/needs an immediate response please simply  
>cc me.
>Kevin Hendricks
>Professor of Operations Management and Information Technology
>Richard Ivey School of Business
>University of Western Ontario
>London, ON
>kevin.hendricks at sympatico.ca
>R-devel at r-project.org mailing list

La version française suit le texte anglais.


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