Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 11:40:52 -0400
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCHM)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCHM)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: Subscribers Count and Aster's Book
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> From: jbosch
> 1. Does anyone know the number of subscribers to SAS-L?
unknowable: ~4--5,00 subscriptions,
which does not equal readers
YeahBut: there are several mirrors,
and corporate subscriptions, with unknown in-house readers
plus newsgroups, google groups, etc.
> 2. Does anyone have a copy of Rick Aster's book,
> "Professional SAS Programming Secrets," on their bookshelf
> who would paraphrase for me the content on p. 452, regarding
> "cleaning" up programs?
Which is more important:
* Data Structure
thus, my answer being Data Structure:
showing that one does, indeed,
"Know Thy Data" is the most important part of cleaning up programs.
that, and readability.
Ron Fehd the data cleansing
or program polishing
or macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov