[R] A possible way to reduce basic questions

Anne anne.piotet at urbanet.ch
Thu Dec 2 21:15:41 CET 2004

What about starting a database? I know it is a lot of work but one of the
difficulties one encounter with R is taht i can be diffcult to know where to
look for answers...I do agree that a basic list will tend to be a write only
list! (and I take the opportunity here tp thank all of you for your patient
answers !)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Cutts" <tjrc at sanger.ac.uk>
To: <ggrothendieck at myway.com>
Cc: <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>; <bitwrit at ozemail.com.au>
Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2004 6:17 PM
Subject: Re: [R] A possible way to reduce basic questions

> On 2 Dec 2004, at 1:23 am, Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> >
> > Jim Lemon <bitwrit <at> ozemail.com.au> writes:
> >
> >> I have been thinking about how to reduce the number of basic
> >> questions that
> >> elicit the ...ahem... robust debate that has occurred about how to
> >> answer
> >
> >
> > The traffic on r-help could be reduced by creating a second list where
> > more elementary questions are asked.
> But how many people here would read it, and help the novices (like me)
> out?  There is always the danger that novice lists just become
> write-only lists.
> Tim
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> Dr Tim Cutts
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