[R] Newsgroup

ggrothendieck@yifan.net ggrothendieck at yifan.net
Wed Apr 10 22:11:51 CEST 2002

Good idea.  

One other benefit of this is that if one later wanted to
search the list archives one could find a summary of the
issue of interest in a single message instead of wading through 
multiple posts.  

It would thus provide interm documentation for idioms and ease
the subsequent creation of idiom lists such as the excellent one 
by Paul Johnson:


On 10 Apr 2002 at 17:39, Renaud Lancelot wrote:

> I agree with you: the list is VERY busy. This is sometimes a problem for
> modem users with rather poor internet facilities (my case). An
> alternative to your proposal would be to adopt the same behaviour as for
> S-news: reply directly to the caller who summarizes to the group. Of
> course, it's more time-consuming for the caller, but it should divide at
> least by 2 or 3 the number of messages on R-Help...

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