[R] how to keep up with R?

Robin Hankin rksh1 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Sep 19 08:54:15 CEST 2008

Hi Wensei.

Why not do as I do?  Find an interesting area of numerical
computation (perhaps not statistical) that has not been
implemented in open-source.  Then write an R package
for it, under GPL-2, then write an article about the new
package in  R-news or JSS.

works for me.

Best wishes


Wensui Liu wrote:
> Dear Listers,
> I've been a big fan of R since graduate school. After working in the
> industry for years, I haven't had many opportunities to use R and am mainly
> using SAS. However, I am still forcing myself really hard to stay close to R
> by reading R-help and books and writing R code by myself for fun. But by and
> by, I start realizing I have hard time to keep up with R and am afraid that
> I would totally forget how to program in R.
> I really like it and am very unwilling to give it up. Is there any idea how
> I might keep touch with R without using it in work on daily basis? I really
> appreciate it.
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Robin K. S. Hankin
Senior Research Associate
Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR)
Faculty of Economics
The University of Cambridge
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