[R] How about a mascot for R?
hb at maths.lth.se
Thu Dec 2 18:18:39 CET 2004
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> Excellent replies,
> So a couple of questions about preferences for the mascot:
> 1. Does the mascot need to have a name that starts with R? Is
> that usually the way it works?
> So far the possibilities put forward are: Ray, Ram, Inch
> Worm, Rhinoceros
R.oo (http://www.maths.lth.se/help/R/R.oo/), ooops Roo, which is Australian
slang for Kangaroo. http://images.google.com/images?q=roo
> 2. Should the depiction of the mascot be more "literal" like
> the O'Reilly Ram, or cartoonish like the Linux and LaTeX
> mascots? Or could there be multiple representations?
> Damian Betebenner
> Educational Research, Measurement & Evaluation
> Lynch School of Education
> Boston College
> Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
> (617) 552 4491
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