[R] Apropos the day...

Spencer Graves spencer.graves at structuremonitoring.com
Thu Nov 25 22:25:02 CET 2010

ditto.  Spencer Graves

On 11/25/2010 1:20 PM, Dennis Murphy wrote:
> Since today is American Thanksgiving, I want to thank:
> (a) R-core for all of their efforts to produce what is, IMHO,
>       the best statistical software around, not simply for the
>       convenience of doing more, better, quicker, but also
>       because it changes the landscape in the way one
>       thinks about data analysis. It's a fantastic playground
>       for a statistician and I enjoy using it immensely.
> (b) All the folks on R-help who have asked interesting,
>        thought-provoking questions and those who have
>        provided even more thought-provoking and insightful
>        answers. I have learned so much from this forum in
>        the year or so since I rejoined it and I want to express
>        my appreciation for that to all of you.
> (c) All the package developers who expand the capabilities
>        of the software and/or simplify the workflow - you
>        do a great service to the community with your efforts.
> (d) All of you who have written books or tutorials about R
>        and those who host R-related web sites for your efforts
>        to transfer your cumulative knowledge to the community.
> (e) All those kindly people who do yeoman work in the
>        background to make this list and project run more smoothly
>        and productively.
> (f) Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman, without whom
>        this community would not exist.
> (g) Anyone else I forgot who deserves some props for their
>        work in making this one of the top open-source
>        success stories around.
> To the Americans on this list, Happy Thanksgiving, and to
> the rest of you, thank you for making this such a vibrant
> professional community.
> Best regards to all,
> Dennis
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