Money talks: Linux Foundation pours funds into R language

The Linux Foundation-backed R Consortium, created to support the math-and-statistics-centric R language, will soon put its money where its mouth is.

The consortium is prepping several new projects designed to advance the language, its implementations, and the culture of development around it. In addition to defining standards and practices for R, this includes funding R-related projects the consortium believes will be a boon to the community.

Seven projects got the thumbs-up from the consortium to receive a total of $200,000 in grant funding. Most prominent among them is a project to develop a unified framework for distributed computing in R — a common method to run R applications across compute clusters.

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