Peter, thanks for the slides. However, I felt like Terry and I think
because I am missing the "big picture" that I was somewhat surprised by
some of the content and organization (e.g., the detail about character
vectors, the usage of the tcltk package as example code).



On Thu, 22 Mar 2012 12:45:14 -0500,Terry Therneau <> wrote:
> On 03/22/2012 11:03 AM, peter dalgaard wrote:
> > Don't know how useful it is any more, but back in the days, I gave this 
> > talk in Vienna
> >
> >
> >
> > Looking at it now, perhaps it moves a little too quickly into the hairy 
> > stuff. On the other hand, those were the things that I had found important 
> > to figure out at the time. At a quick glance, I didn't spot anything 
> > obviously outdated.
> >
> Peter,
>    I just looked at this, and I'd say that moved into the hairy stuff 
> way too quickly.  Much of what it covered I would never expect to use.  
> Some I ddn't understand.  Part of this of course is that slides for a 
> talk are rarely very useful without the talker.

>   Something simpler for the layman would be good.

> Terry T.

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
Department of Biochemistry, Lab B-25
Facultad de Medicina 
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 
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