Re: Re: 100,000 posts!
This time it was a kind of "interception in reverse": I sent the
message to Steven and did not really mean to post this to the MathGroup.
But you can't win them all ;-)
On 26 May 2009, at 18:12, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:
> Like many others I would like to extend my personal thanks for the
> great job you have done, particularly over the last decade during
> which I have been posting to the MathGroup. In my case there is an
> additional reason for gratitude: the rather large number of your
> "interventions" that intercepted in time some of my rashest posts.
> Thanks to them I can read the list archives with less embarrassment.
> With best wishes.
> Andrzej Kozlowski
> On 21 May 2009, at 13:15, 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
>> Now, in only a little more than four years, we have added another
>> This is very gratifying to me and I hope that this effort will
>> 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
>> 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
>> for twenty years and running sunfreeware.com for fifteen years.
>> It is obvious that Stephen, the folks at Wolfram Research, and many
>> the contributors to this group also follow this philosophy. Thanks
>> all of you.
>> Steve Christensen
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