Re: [R] thanks again

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From: Achim Zeileis (
Date: Thu 27 May 2004 - 02:30:40 EST

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> Thanks again for the conference. We had good fun.

Thanks, we too ;-) If only I could get some sleep now...

> I want a useR t-shirt. After lots of drinking and discussion with
> Fritz Leisch at dinner on saturday, I feel there will be no chance for
> an official T-shirt.
> My question is: any advice/ thoughts on how there can be T-shirts for
> the conference?

As this useR! is over, I guess it's a bit too late for a useR! 2004

In general, I would agree with you that it would be nice (and not only
for fun) to have shirts (and coffee mugs and basecaps and ...) with R
logos or maybe useR! logos. This has been discussed now and then and if
I recall it correctly the reason that nobody actually started doing it
is that you would have to spend some time setting it up - and most
people prefer writing R code instead of mailing R shirts around the
world. Time was the main reason for me not do organize shirts for the
useR! - there were so many other things to do and prepare.
Another point which always kept me from thinking about something like
this more seriously is the poor quality of the R logo.
But John Fox mentioned in a discussion that instead of some R user
doing the work, maybe there are T-shirt mailorders around which could do
most of the work. So maybe I will have the time to look at this.

Best wishes from Vienna,

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