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Date:         Thu, 8 Jan 2009 11:33:51 -0500
Reply-To:     Kevin Viel <citam.sasl@GMAIL.COM>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Kevin Viel <citam.sasl@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: R "Threatens" SAS, According to The New York Times

On Thu, 8 Jan 2009 11:02:47 -0500, Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI) <rjf2@CDC.GOV> wrote:

>there is precedent for calling other procedures from SAS: > >SAS-callable Sudaan

Since SAS can send commands to the OS, there are a variety of options. I was working on genotype determination (since base calling refers to intrepretation of the raw data to determine the nucleotide(s) present) that called a perl program and might have called PHRED (, just to name a few. Let's not forget about DDE, either...

Journalist and reporters are not necessarily presenting an inference obtained from a sample that is supposed to reflect a target population. They sometimes provide material to read. Specifically, they quote people to capture the essence of a point or story, but that may not reflect the population.


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