[R] Proposal for New R List: Criticism? Comments?

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Fri Sep 10 19:00:18 CEST 2004

If you think it would be useful, and that it would help you and your
colleagues (and maybe others), why not see if Genentech would provide
some support for prototyping your idea?  Then if it works (i.e. proof
of usefulness), I'm sure someone would be willing to keep it running.


Berton Gunter <gunter.berton at gene.com> writes:

> My thanks to all who commented, both publicly and privately. There seems to
> be some agreement that some sort of better "indexing" system (for want of a
> better term) to help users find the functionality they need is desirable,
> but very little support for my proposal. So be it -- the vox populii has
> spoken!
> However, I hope that the discussion may yet catalyze some further thought
> and ultimately useful improvements or changes in what is currently
> available, whether in R, on CRAN, or from individual web sites like Jonathan
> Baron's.
> Again, my thanks to all for your ideas. 
> -- Bert Gunter
> Genentech Non-Clinical Statistics
> South San Francisco, CA
> "The business of the statistician is to catalyze the scientific learning
> process."  - George E. P. Box
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