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Date:         Wed, 12 Jan 2000 12:29:23 -0500
Reply-To:     Anne.Marie.Smith@ASTRAPHARMACEUTICALS.COM
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Anne.Marie.Smith@ASTRAPHARMACEUTICALS.COM
Subject:      Re: SAS-L History
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SAS-lers, Thanks for asking these questions, Ian, history is very interesting :-)! Tim, thanks for sharing your oldest messages, kewl!

>On the other hand, how many of you non-university types <g> were on the Internet back in '87? .. myself, I used to hang out on OS/2 BBS's then and >until the mid-90's, but not the internet.

I was dabbling in SAS/Graph back in '85-86 on a big BLUE, IBM mainframe, doing some gov. air force contract work, but not on the internet though!

Regards, Anne http://www.rainbow-softwr.com

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To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU cc: From: "William W. Viergever" <wwvierg@IBM.NET> Date: 01/12/2000 04:54 PM GMT Subject: Re: SAS-L History

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So, *unless* June shows up ..... MELVIN is our winner !!!!!

Unbelievable: 1987 .. to me that's pretty impressive.

Lastly: Tim you *are* a most excellent pack-rat <g>.

BTW, can anyone trump this?

Later

At 01:15 PM 01/12/2000 +1100, Tim CHURCHES wrote: > >>> WHITLOI1 <WHITLOI1@WESTAT.COM> 12/01/2000 11:40:28 >>> asks: > > When precisely did SAS-L start? Who were the movers? Any old stories? Are any > > of the origninals still on SAS-L? > >Hold on, I'll just scroll back through the 1,238,567 messages in my e-mail inbox.....ah yes, here we are, the earliest SAS-L message I can find: > >========================================= > >From SAS-L_Archives Thu Nov 13 8:25:00 1986Reply-To: June Genis <GA.JRG@STANFORD>Sender: SAS Discussion <SAS-L@MARIST>From: June Genis <GA.JRG@STANFORD>Subject: SAS Survey Well, now that we seem to be all set up on SAS-L I thought I'd startthings off by sending out a little survey. If you'll respond to meI'll summarize to the list in one fell swoop. Node Name:SAS Coordinator: (name and EM address)Mainframe Machine/Operating system:Products installed: <-- repeat this and above as needed(for SAS/GRAPH include supported devices)PC/SAS:Maximum license size:Copies distributed to date:Products included:cost to end users:distribution method: (bookstore, bring your won disks and make acopy, network file server, etc)administrivia: (who does it, how much work, methodology, anythingelse you think might be interesting or helpful to others) Briefly describe the kind of support you supply your SAS users:(e.g. local documentation, classes, consulting) To: SAS-L@OREGON1============ ============================ > >I love the bit about summarising to the list... And how about this one? > >======================================== >Thu Nov 20 15:17:00 1986Reply-To: <KLASSEN@UVVM>Sender: SAS Discussion <SAS-L@MARIST>From: <KLASSEN@UVVM> Subject: SAS & VM monitor data reduction/analysis Has anyone heard about an updated version of this SAS82 code?Whether from SAS, or from elsewhere?I've heard that there are many problems with the "old" code. Melvin Klassen.======================================== > >Sorry for the delay in replying, Melvin. Better late than never! >I believe that the SAS82 code you are seeking has now been >superceded by SAS00 code (aka SAS Version 8) but most of us >are still waiting for it to be delivered.... > >Cheers, > >Tim Churches

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