[R] R User Group listings

Friedrich Leisch friedrich.leisch at stat.uni-muenchen.de
Sat Aug 1 13:12:53 CEST 2009

>>>>> On Fri, 31 Jul 2009 06:45:38 -0400,
>>>>> Prof John C Nash (PJCN) wrote:

  > Further to my posting about R UG mailing lists etc., and David Smith's 
  > post about the list he is maintaining (I was aware of his blog, but not 
  > that he was updating -- good show), I'm in communication with him to try 
  > to ensure we get appropriate information out to useRs.

  > Already there has been a posting asking if there is any group in 
  > Germany, and asking is the first step to getting a group going. I 
  > suspect we need to expand from just a listing to also include 
  > "Desperately seeking R users..." entries. Will see what we can do.

I shortly talked with Jip Porzak about it at useR (because he
previously approached me with the question about having such a list on
the "official" R web pages). My personal opinion is that such a
listing really belongs into the R Wiki, such that user groups can add
themselves. Of course it would be great if somebody could act as an
editor and have an eye on the page, and we could have a prominent link
to it from the R homepage.

Just my 2c,

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