[R] R User Group listings

Prof. John C Nash nashjc at uottawa.ca
Sat Aug 1 14:03:37 CEST 2009

Why not! Looks like there were several conversations going on 
independently at UseR about this.

I'll put up a page and then ask Martin to adjust the link.


Friedrich Leisch wrote:
>>>>>> 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,
> Fritz

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