|Date: ||Tue, 29 Jul 2008 17:52:56 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||Sigurd Hermansen <HERMANS1@WESTAT.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Sigurd Hermansen <HERMANS1@WESTAT.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: www.sascommunity.org|
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Why not follow the protocol of a typical peer-reviewed journal?
From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2008 5:05 PM
Subject: Re: www.sascommunity.org
On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 16:02:05 -0400, Sigurd Hermansen
>... and we appreciate the simplicity of the site and the power that it
>gives users. It would help to be able to archive PowerPoint or other
>documents and link them to a conference paper.
>While I have you on the line, I'd appreciate hearing how to handle
>corrections of or errata for a SGF paper. During preparation of
>expanded Evaluating Predictive Modeling papers for SESUG 2008 (Mining
>the Past, Seeing the Future section), I noticed an error in the summary
>version of the concordance c macro program in the paper. It amounts to
>but a one-character error, but it produces a smaller than correct c
>statistic value when summaries of outcomes and predictions have larger
>multiples and larger than correct c statistic value when summaries have
>few or small multiples.
>I believe that I have seen corrected versions of papers in the past,
>but can't locate one now as an example. Please advise how to initiate a
Remember that for the most part the conference papers are not hosted at
lexjansen.com. Rather they are at sas.com, nesug.org, etc.
Something else to ponder: What if the correction is put forth by someone
other than the original author(s)?
>From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
>Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2008 12:28 PM
>Subject: Re: www.sascommunity.org
>My site (www.lexjansen.com) is by design not a SAS community site. The
>proceedings part is simply a user interface to SAS conference
>proceedings (partly hosted by me), mashed up with Google search. I like
>to keep it that simple. A thing that I have been thinking about adding
>is that authors could add Powerpoints, codes, ... I have not found a
>good way of doing this yet, other then solliciting for it on SAS-L
>(which hardly gives any response).
>On Jul 29, 10:35 am, mlhow...@avalon.net (Mary) wrote:
>> Perhaps we could persuade Lex to rename his site to be
>> =www.sascommunity.org, and perhaps to have him add other articles
>> = aren't formal papers, and that would be a very useful tool. I'm a
>> little dubious of Wiki being able to be as useful as that, but I
>> = that comes from my frustration at it being very difficult to even
>> add my = SAS tutorial to it.
>> ----- Original Message -----=20
>> From: Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>=20
>> To: SA...@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU=20
>> Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 9:03 PM
>> Subject: Re: OT:www.sascommunity.org
>> The underlying resource is the collective proceedings archives of
>> various SAS user conferences. What Lex notably adds is an excellent
>> = front
>> end for browsing and searching.
>> I consider a search of conference proceedings to be in nature and =
>> somewhat different from a help-desk or knowledge base sort of =