Today it’s 16 years ago and 367,496 messages later since Martin Mächler started the R-help (321,119 msgs), R-devel (45,830 msgs) and R-announce (547 msgs) mailing lists [1] - a great benefit to all of us. Special thanks to Martin and also thanks to everyone else contributing to these forums.

Number of messages on R-help and R-devel from 1997 to 2013