Re: 100,000 posts!
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- Subject: [mg100028] Re: 100,000 posts!
- From: "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McCann at umbc.edu>
- Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 01:44:07 -0400 (EDT)
- Organization: University System of Maryland
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Congratualtions and sincere thanks, Steve, for making this fantastic tool work. I knew Bryce when I was in grad school - it must have been great fun working with him. Kevin Steven M. Christensen wrote: > Hello everyone, > > The Mathematica mailing list and newsgroup have been in existence for more > than twenty years now. In January 2005, we past the 50,000 message mark. > Now, in only a little more than four years, we have added another 50,000. > This is very gratifying to me and I hope that this effort will continue > to grow and help as many users as possible. > > A little personal history. I was honored to be a student and friend > of Bryce DeWitt, who some of you know was one of the finest theoretical > physicists of the last 100 years. One of the things he told me back > in the 70's was > > "Make sure all your projects are useful, work that will still be valuable to > others twenty years from now." > > I have tried to take this to heart in doing the moderation of this group > for twenty years and running sunfreeware.com for fifteen years. > > It is obvious that Stephen, the folks at Wolfram Research, and many of > the contributors to this group also follow this philosophy. Thanks to > all of you. > > > Steve Christensen > Moderator >