Re: Re: 100,000 posts!
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- Subject: [mg100184] Re: [mg100156] Re: [mg100000] 100,000 posts!
- From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>
- Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 04:08:39 -0400 (EDT)
- References: <200905210415.AAA09998@smc.vnet.net> <200905260912.FAA15981@smc.vnet.net>
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 ;-) Andrzej 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 >> 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 >> > >