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Re: 100,000 posts!

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  • Subject: [mg100115] Re: 100,000 posts!
  • From: Hannes <HannesKessler at hushmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 06:17:04 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gv2jr1$9af$1@smc.vnet.net>

Thank you Steve for your invaluable work in the background. I am not
so long in this forum but profitized already a lot from its profound
answers and examples.

Best regards,
Hannes Kessler

On 21 Mai, 06:03, "Steven M. Christensen" <st... at smc.vnet.net> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> The Mathematica mailing list and newsgroup have been in existence for mor=
e
> than twenty years now.   In January 2005, we past the 50,000 message ma=
rk.
> 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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