Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2006 22:56:56 -0400
Reply-To: "Richard A. DeVenezia" <rdevenezia@WILDBLUE.NET>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: "Richard A. DeVenezia" <rdevenezia@WILDBLUE.NET>
Subject: Re: Should the Spectre reporting macros be Windows compliant?
> I think maybe the two main reporting macros in Spectre should be
> Windows compliant. I don't want to make the Spectre reporting system
> in its fullness Windows compliant because large-scale reporting on
> Windows will not work so well. But I could make the two major
> reporting macros Windows compliant.
> If you do not know the two main reporting macros, which are there to
> do the bulk of safety reporting for clinical trials, then you can see
> many examples of their use and their output at these two URLs. It only
> produces plain text output and this is not going to be changed.
It sounds like you have invested heavily in Unix shell for a variety of
gluing / navel gazing.
Windows based workability might be doable via Cygwin.
An "all systems across the board" external gluing tool would be Perl or
Java -- more likely the former.
Richard A. DeVenezia