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Date:         Wed, 27 Aug 2008 16:59:16 -0400
Reply-To:     "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>"
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From:         "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>"
              <schreier.junk.mail@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: SAS Language Wiki Update

On Wed, 27 Aug 2008 16:38:52 -0400, Toby Dunn <tobydunn@HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:

>Bruce, > >Neither does the Macro explaination, that sucker needs more help than I >have time for.

That's OK. The thing is so misguided that you ought not spend time even if you have it.

> >On Wed, 27 Aug 2008 15:08:34 -0500, bruce johnson <chimanbj@GMAIL.COM> >wrote: > >>A procedure manipulates output? That doesn't ring true... >> >>On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 9:10 AM, Data Gandhi <ohri2007@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Dear List, >>> >>> I have created the SAS Language Wiki on >>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAS_language >>> . >>> >>> You can also watch the page, for email notifications if someone >>> changes the page,or create a wikipedia account to edit it. >>> >>> The technology is exactly the same , and cost is free to all, thus >>> sparing anyone any shame or embarassment in disclosing financial >>> details. Thus costs are not duplicated ,in fact costs are saved and >>> all parties have little liabilty. >>> >>> I will be adding code from SAS Language soon. >>> >>> Wikipedia is a non -profit. >>> >>> The article is also posted below for your perusal , or editing by the >>> community >>> >>> >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >--------------------------------------------------------------------- >>> >>> SAS language >>> From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia >>> >>> The SAS language is a data processing and statistical analysis >>> language created originally by the SAS Institute >www.SAS.com<http://www.sas.com/>. >>> >>> The SAS language basically divides data processing and analysis into >>> two kinds of steps. >>> >>> 1) Data Steps - Which manipulate input. >>> >>> 2) Procedure Steps - Which manipulate output.The short form for each >>> procedure step is Proc >>> >>> It has seperate sub components called the SAS Macro Language , and SAS >>> SQL steps. >>> >>> The SAS Macro language is used for repeatable steps, and substitutes a >>> repeated word or variable with a suffix of "%". >>> >>> The SAS SQL steps are simple combinations of Structured Query >>> Language ,SQL with suffix of PROC SQL. >>> SAS User Groups are User Groups of SAS Language ,some of them with and >>> some of them without active financial support of SAS Institute. >>> >>> This includes the http://www.sascommunity.org ,http:// >>> www.basas.com,http://www.labsug.org,http://www.views-uk.demon.co.uk >>> and http://www.philasug.org . >>> >>> The SAS -L user group list is the biggest e-group for SAS Language >>> Users for technical help and guidance. It's archives are public and >>> hosted at http://www.listserv.uga.edu/archives/sas-l.html. >>> >>> In addition The SAS -L is also hosted on Google groups at >>> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.soft-sys.sas . >>> >>> Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAS_language" >>>


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