[R] Re: Protocol for answering basic questions
andy_liaw at merck.com
Mon Dec 6 03:36:20 CET 2004
I'll really be brief this time...
> From: Tony Plate
> Also, I think that John Maindonald's idea of a "I am new to
> R, where do I
> start?" page, with a link from the posting guide, is an
> excellent idea.
Someone mentioned a tip shown at R startup (a la S-PLUS for Windows, I
guess). I guess someone (hint, hint) could collect a set of tips, perhaps
using Paul Johnson's page as a starting point, and make it into a contrib
package similar to the `fortune' package. Those who likes it can have a
random one displayed at startup. Those who don't need not bother.
> to Andy Liaw, or remain anonymous?]
Umm... I did say that out in the public, so I guess not much point in hiding
> As some feel that sufficient time and bandwidth has already
> been spent on
> this issue, if anyone has any comments on this particular
> matter of an
> addition to the posting guide (or FAQ), feel free to choose
> to respond to
> me privately, and I will summarize as appropriate.
> -- Tony Plate
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> PLEASE do read the posting guide!
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