[R] anonymous postings

Spencer Graves spencer.graves at pdf.com
Sat Mar 4 16:52:58 CET 2006

	  If a computer is now passing the Turing test, I hope it will help us 
all by becoming a more frequent contributer R-help -- sorting through 
all the previous posts and answering questions that have been answered 
before faster than anyone else!  (That might be bad news for people who 
take pride in providing the first answer, but ... .)

	  spencer graves

Ingmar Visser wrote:
> On 3/4/06 11:11 AM, "Martin Maechler" <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
>>Similarly to Brian, I'm much more reluctant to help people who
>>don't exist :-) 
>> -- who knows, maybe you're a computer program who has just
>>passed the Turing test  :-)
> Wouldn't he deserve more help as such?
> fully non-anonymous, ingmar

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