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)
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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