Re: [R] Trailing on r-help messages

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon 17 Jul 2006 - 04:49:19 EST

I was trying to keep it to 4 lines making it more likely read than a longer description.

On 7/16/06, Spencer Graves <spencer.graves@pdf.com> wrote:
> Hi, Gabor:
>
> Sounds great. May I suggest a minor modification something like the
> following;
>
> > R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> > PLEASE include in your post minimal, self-contained, reproducible
> code as suggested in posting guide,
> "www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html". Posts more consistent with this
> standard tend to get quicker, more useful replies.
>
> I'd also suggest adding something like this to the Special Interest
> Group posts as well. I also reply to questions on R-sig-finance, and I
> find myself going to R-help to copy the "PLEASE do read the posting
> guide" comment for r-sig-finance.
>
> Thanks for suggesting this.
> Spencer Graves
>
> Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> > I would like to propose that we change the trailer on r-help
> > messages which is currently:
> >
> > R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> > PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> >
> > to add the following 4th line:
> >
> > and provide minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
> >
> > The posting guide is so long that I suspect few people really read
> > it so at least this way the most important part of the message about
> > posting would be readily visible without further user action.
> >
> > Of course minimal refers to cutting the code down to remove
> > anything not related to the question at hand while self-contained
> > and reproducible refer to being able to copy the code from
> > the post and paste it into an R session to reproduce the
> > problem.
> >
> > ______________________________________________
> > R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> > PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
>



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