[R] R-help in a newsgroup

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Tue Jul 18 20:57:05 CEST 2006

On 7/18/2006 2:30 PM, Darren Weber wrote:
> Hi,
> I find a lot of the R-help email traffic overloads my inbox.  My IT
> managers are not really happy for me to be subscribed to several
> high-traffic email lists.  I don't want to lose my contact with the
> R-help emails, so I'm having to consider various ways of handling the
> traffic.  Anyhow, I'm wondering how many people on the R-help email
> list would prefer that most of the traffic were in a newsgroup?  In
> case your interested in that option, there is a group available at:
> The-R-Project-for-Statistical-Computing at googlegroups.com
> I think the subscription is through normal news group channels.  The
> google search services on this group are nice too.  This group is not
> divided into useful categories, like help, admin, develop etc., but
> it's not too difficult to create new groups for that.

If you prefer the newsgroup interface, you should also look at gmane. 
Gabor G posted a list of the newsgroups here:



Duncan Murdoch
> Best, Darren
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