[Rd] Alpha and Beta testing of R versions

David Meyer david.meyer at wu-wien.ac.at
Fri Nov 4 21:48:40 CET 2005


> Maybe we (the R-foundation) should give serious thoughts to
> offer prizes for valid bug reports during alpha and beta
> testing.  These could include
> - Reduced fee for 'useR' and 'DSC' conferences
> - being listed as helpful person in R's 'THANKS' file
>  {but that may not entice those who are already listed},
>  or even in the NEWS of the new relase 
>  or on the "Hall of fame of R beta testers"

... formalized as a bug finding contest, for example?


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