[OT] Ordering pizza [was Re: [R] anti-R vitriol]
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 29 22:41:35 CEST 2004
On Tue, 29 Jun 2004, Douglas Bates wrote:
> Roger D. Peng wrote:
> > I'm not too concerned about your colleague's view about R. S/He doesn'
> > have to like it, and I don't think anyone actually believes that R is
> > designed to make *everyone* happy. For me, R does about 99% of the
> > things I need to do, but sadly, when I need to order a pizza, I still
> > have to pick up the telephone.
> There are several chains of pizzerias in the U.S. that provide for
> Internet-based ordering (e.g. www.papajohnsonline.com) so, with the
> Internet modules in R, it's only a matter of time before you will have a
> pizza-ordering function available.
Indeed, the GraphApp toolkit (used for the RGui interface under R for
Windows, but Guido forgot to include it) provides one (for use in Sydney,
Australia, we presume as that is where the GraphApp author hails from).
Alternatively, a Padovian has no need of ordering pizzas with both home
and neighbourhood restaurants ....
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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