Posting rates [was Re: [R] Size of R user base]

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at
Wed Apr 21 19:36:38 CEST 2004

Douglas Bates <bates at> writes:

> Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at> writes:
> > P.S.  The following web page gives the number of messages per day over
> > the last few days as a graph:
> > 
> >
> Interesting graphs.  Thanks for pointing out this URL.
> Notice the very high posting/spam rates, which are a testament to the
> effectiveness of the filters that Martin Maechler has installed on the
> mailing list.

...except that there seems to be something wrong with their graphs:
The posting/spam curve looks identical to the postings curve, and
according to the spam curve, the former should give a division by zero
for most of the range.

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