[R] RE: How about a mascot for R?
sundar.dorai-raj at pdf.com
Fri Dec 17 04:56:53 CET 2004
Marc Schwartz wrote:
> 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)?
Or Keith Richards (aka Keith Richards)?
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