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Re: 100,000 posts!

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  • Subject: [mg100059] Re: [mg100000] 100,000 posts!
  • From: Syd Geraghty <sydgeraghty at me.com>
  • Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 01:49:58 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200905210415.AAA09998@smc.vnet.net>

Steven,

I have benefitted greatly for several years now from being a daily  
user and sometime contributor to MathGroup.

I collect and compare the various solutions to posts on a daily basis.

I have found that in doing so I get an education in the use and  
capability of Mathematica that is invaluable.

MathGroup has also generated a number of opportunities to interact  
with other members, to share ideas and collaborate.

For all of this heartiest Thanks!

Best wishes for the next 100,000 posts.

Syd


Syd Geraghty B.Sc, M.Sc.

sydgeraghty at mac.com

Mathematica 7.0.1 for Mac OS X x86 (64 - bit) (18th February 2009)
MacOS X V 10.5.6
MacBook Pro 2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo  2GB RAM



On May 20, 2009, at 9:15 PM, 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
>


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