Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2008 18:38:41 -0700
Reply-To: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: SAS data file format ?
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On Sep 7, 2:04 am, Capra Hircus <capra.hir...@orange.fr> wrote:
> I would like to know if the format specification for sas7bdat files is
> available. I am currently writing some programs for statistical
> computations, and I would like to write some code to import sas files.
> (ultimately, it may be distributed as open source software)
> If the format is not available, is it legal to find it on my own ?
Why not convert the sas7bdat datasets to transport files within SAS
and then whatever application reads the transport files will find it
easier? I think some people are doing some work on finding out this
format but it seems pointless to me.