Date: Sat, 17 Aug 1996 22:30:36 -0700
Reply-To: Andrew James Llwellyn Cary <ajlcary@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Andrew James Llwellyn Cary <ajlcary@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Organization: Cary Consulting Services
Subject: Re: SAS/DOS -> SAS/Windows
> Conceptual Software of Houston, TX, makes a product called DBMS/COPY which
> will translate SAS/DOS through version 6.04 to SAS/WIN version 6.11---I
> regularly use it to translate from old DOS versions (as well as SPSS,
> Systat, BMDP, and a whole host of other programs). You can reach them by
> mail at:
> Conceptual Software
> 9660 Hillcroft #510
> Houston, TX 77096
> Their phone number is (713) 721-4200.
> I've used their product in various reincarnations for nearly 7 years and
> been very happy with it. They also specialize in several "specific"
> engines for SAS.
> Good luck.
> Bob Hess
> Associate Professor of Research & Measurement
> Dave Ewart <email@example.com> wrote in article
> > I'm sorry if this is a FAQ, but I would be grateful if someone could
> > help me out!
> > A colleague has a data set created using the most recent version of SAS
> > for DOS - i.e. a *.SSD file. Unfortunately, I understand that SAS/DOS
> > is obsolete and we cannot renew the license, i.e. we cannot use SAS/DOS.
> > We do however have SAS for Windows. Is there any way to get the data
> > from the SSD file into SAS for Windows??
> > I would really appreciate help on this matter, thanks in advance for any
> > tips!
> > Dave.
> > --
> > Dave Ewart (Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Oxford)
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > The ICRF WWW page is at http://www.icnet.uk/public.html
Hmmm. I must of missed the original post. SAS/Win 6.xx can automatically
read SAS/DOS 6.04 datasets using the SI supplied engine.
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