[R] Reasons to Use R

John Kane jrkrideau at yahoo.ca
Fri Apr 6 02:32:21 CEST 2007

--- Lorenzo Isella <lorenzo.isella at gmail.com> wrote:

> (4)finally, a list of the advantages for using R
> over commercial
> statistical packages. The money-saving in itself is
> not a reason good
> enough and some people are scared by the lack of
> professional support,
> though this mailing list is simply wonderful.
Given that I can do as much if not more with R (in
most cases) than with commercial software, as an
independent consultant,  'cost' is a very significant

A very major advantage of R is the money-saving.  Have
a look at

 and convince me that cost ( for an independent
contractor) is not a good reason.

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