[R] RE: How about a mascot for R?

Marc Schwartz MSchwartz at MedAnalytics.com
Fri Dec 17 04:10:10 CET 2004

On Fri, 2004-12-17 at 12:32 +1000, Andrew Ward wrote:
>  Apologies for adding to this discussion so late.
> When the idea of a mascot was first raised, I
> recalled how in describing (and spelling) R to
> people in seminars, etc I would sometimes say,
> in my best pirate voice, "That's R, as in ARRRRRR!".
> The connection to something or someone criminal
> is perhaps not desirable, but I'm sure that there
> is someone in the R community who could be a model
> for the logo (long beard certainly, eye-patch or
> wooden leg even better). And then clicking on the
> logo would play the accompanying sound. I think
> this has plenty of appeal.
> ;-)

Perhaps we could get Johnny Depp (aka Jack Sparrow)?


Or perhaps Jason Isaacs (aka Captain Hook)?




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