[R] How about a mascot for R?

Marc Schwartz MSchwartz at MedAnalytics.com
Thu Dec 2 18:44:26 CET 2004

On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 12:07 -0500, Damian Betebenner wrote:
> 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
> 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

OK...I have one more to add:

The Tuatara, which is native to New Zealand and would pay homage to R's
(R and R's) roots.

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