[R] Size of R user base

Bob Cain arcane at arcanemethods.com
Tue Apr 20 17:58:24 CEST 2004

Liaw, Andy wrote:

> How about those poor students who don't know how lucky they are to have
> instructors forcing R upon them for a course?  I'd bet they are very
> unlikely to subscribe to the list(s).  Although I don't know if one would
> want to include them as `R users'...

I certainly would, and as the most important users of the
bunch in terms of their propensity and ability to propegate it.

Maybe it's time for a comp.lang.r usenet group (and 
application subtree).


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