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Date:   Thu, 2 Dec 1999 07:55:11 -0800
Reply-To:   "William W. Viergever" <wwvierg@IBM.NET>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   "William W. Viergever" <wwvierg@IBM.NET>
Subject:   Re: SAS vs Cognos
Comments:   To: Jules Bosch <bsi@NAC.NET>
In-Reply-To:   <3845E0AC.39BC59DA@nac.net>
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Jules, this is the most concise summary of why I became a consultant; especially the last sentence.

Thanks

At 09:59 PM 12/01/1999 -0500, Jules Bosch wrote: >Theo, > >A sad story, indeed. Often instances such as these are one of the >underlying reasons why quality SAS programmers give up on the corporate >life and become consultants--captain's of their own rowboat. Not that I >am suggesting such for you or anyone else. It's just that as a >consultant, living with the dumb-and-dumber decisions no longer effects >one's life without a monetary premium attached or the ability to look >for a more sensible use of one's abilities.

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