Re: [R] R-help in a newsgroup

From: Marc Schwartz (via MN) <>
Date: Wed 19 Jul 2006 - 04:45:36 EST

On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 11:30 -0700, Darren Weber wrote:
> Hi,
> I find a lot of the R-help email traffic overloads my inbox. My IT
> managers are not really happy for me to be subscribed to several
> high-traffic email lists. I don't want to lose my contact with the
> R-help emails, so I'm having to consider various ways of handling the
> traffic. Anyhow, I'm wondering how many people on the R-help email
> list would prefer that most of the traffic were in a newsgroup? In
> case your interested in that option, there is a group available at:
> I think the subscription is through normal news group channels. The
> google search services on this group are nice too. This group is not
> divided into useful categories, like help, admin, develop etc., but
> it's not too difficult to create new groups for that.

> Best, Darren

r-help is already available with an NNTP interface at

There is also a web based interface, where you can see that your post is already available:

Similarly, r-devel is also present:

The Google group you reference is completely independent of the R e-mail lists, whereas the gmane interface is synchronized with the R e-mail lists.

HTH, Marc Schwartz mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Wed Jul 19 05:00:29 2006

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