|Date: ||Wed, 19 Apr 2000 07:54:49 -0400|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Mark Moran <Mark.K.Moran@CCMAIL.CENSUS.GOV>|
|Subject: ||Re: Subdividing SAS-L|
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How about a standardized code (label with number/letter combinations) that would
be included in every subject header which would allow people to categorize the
a thought; I am not volunteering to develop the code!!! :)
wei cheng <cheng_wei@HOTMAIL.COM> on 04/18/2000 04:12:32 PM
Please respond to wei cheng <cheng_wei@HOTMAIL.COM>
cc: (bcc: Mark K Moran/CSD/HQ/BOC)
Subject: Re: Subdividing SAS-L
Instead of subdiving SAS-L, we can have some formats that for asking
questions and answering questions. That will help to reduce the traffic.
>Subject: Re: Subdividing SAS-L
>Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2000 12:35:24 GMT
>To ALL SAS-Lers,
>I would prefer to leave the list as is.
>However, I no longer subscribe to SAS-L so that I do not get any daily
>email messages from SAS-L.
>Instead, I access SAS-L several ways depending on where I am and what
>access I have to the internet.
>From my web site (www.sasconsig.com), I can "browse SAS-L" with a
>browser via DEJA.com and I can
>get or respond to any messages on SAS-L that I want because I am a
>member of DEJA.com. In addition,
>I decide what messages I want to read or respond to using only my
>Another method is to access SAS-L via a browser directly with the new
>facility that Joe Kelly put on a couple of
>My 2 cents,
>In article <38FAEDF3.ED2F90B4@boschsystems.com>,
> Jules Bosch <jules@BOSCHSYSTEMS.COM> wrote:
> > This is simply not a good idea. The daily volume here is minuscule
> > compared to a few other lists to which I subscribe. Farther the Delete
> > key is within finger-walking distance.
> > Jules Bosch
> > Jim Groeneveld wrote:
> > >
> > > Friends,
> > >
> > > SAS-L is a very active list, maybe too active to pratically keep up
> > > This is quite necessary and good for many people. And it should
> > > However, as far as I experience myself, receiving many tens of
> > > day, not all contributions (both Q's & A's) are as interesting to me
> > > would like to do with a lot less individual messages (I use the
> > > setting). And I would like to sort the messages according to main
> > > could try to program my mailer to sort and possibly delete
> > > messages, dependent on their subject (i.e. the subject field in the
> > > and/or their contents. But another option would be to split SAS-L in
> > > number of sublists, each on a separate main topic, which might be
> > > selectively.
> > >
> > > Some main topics would include:
> > > * programming
> > > normal SAS datasteps and related procedures
> > > macro language (in relation to the above)
> > > SQL
> > > SCL
> > > ... and whatever would be appropriate here
> > > * statistical procedures
> > > theoretical statistical issues
> > > statistical procedures and how to call them
> > > * interfacing to other software
> > > Excel, Word
> > > conversion
> > > comparison to other software
> > > * exchanging data with other hardware/OS platforms
> > > Un*x, VMS and whatever
> > > * platform specific issues
> > > * other SAS-modules than the usual BASE, STAT, etc.
> > > * congresses, courses
> > > * job advertisements
> > > * policy in relation to SI, new developments, desires
> > > * spam (to have spam sent to and never read it [;-)
> > > * chat (all more or less SAS-unrelated messages)
> > > * ... and whatever could be thought of more
> > >
> > > These are only some very raw ideas; they should at least be worked
> > > thoroughly.
> > > I would be very interested to obtain your opinions about the
> > > of splitting up SAS-L.
> > >
> > > Regards - Jim.
> > > --
> > > Y. Groeneveld, MSc IMRO TRAMARKO tel. +31 412 407
> > > senior statistician, P.O. Box 1 fax. +31 412 407
> > > head IT department 5350 AA BERGHEM IMRO TRAMARKO: a
> > > J.Groeneveld@ITGroups.com the Netherlands in clinical
> > >
> > > My computer allows me to be buggy, imperfect; my wife ......
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