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Re: Re: 100,000 posts!

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  • Subject: [mg100069] Re: [mg100065] Re: 100,000 posts!
  • From: "Matthias Bode" <lvsaba at hotmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 18:50:31 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gv2jr1$9af$1@smc.vnet.net> <200905220551.BAA19291@smc.vnet.net>

Dr. Stephen Wolfram, Sir,
Dr. Steven M. Christensen, Sir,
dear contributors to this forum,

I (*1950) owe to you my past career in the banking industry.
You endowed me with the instruments and techniques to calculate results I 
only dreamt of before (1967 - 2002).

Please continue.

With all my reverence,

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From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Sent: Friday, May 22, 2009 5:51 AM
To: <mathgroup at smc.vnet.net>
Subject: [mg100069] [mg100065] Re: 100,000 posts!

> Hi,
>
> thanks to you and your work over the 20 years.
>
> Best regards, looking forward to the next 20 years
>   Jens
>
> 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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