A feature I'd like (more than BLOBs) is high precision decimal numbers,
as implemented in REXX, Java, and Perl. It provides for as many as a
billion significant digits, well beyond what anyone is likely to need,
or be able to use, in SAS.
See <http://www2.hursley.ibm.com/decimal/> for more information.
Manager, Technical Development
METRICS Department, First Health
West Sacramento, California USA