"Jim Groeneveld" <J.Groeneveld@ITGROUPS.COM> wrote:
>Remember JMP existed already before SAS Institute started distributing
I'm not sure what you mean. Any product has to exist before it can be
distributed. It doesn't have to exist before it can be marketed and
sold, true, but it has to exist before it can be distributed. Can you
As far as I know, JMP (John's Macintosh Product) was designed and
programmed by SAS Institute empoyees.
>A striking and annoying incompatibility is that JMP date/time values
>are just numeric values, like in SAS, but they do not represent dates,
>seconds since the reference moment) have a reference date of 1 Jan
>time 00:00:00, while SAS applies 1 Jan 1960.
Isn't that a Macintosh convention? Microsoft Excel also has an option
to use 1904 as the start date.
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