Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 11:38:05 -0700
Reply-To: Barry Grau <barry_grau@YAHOO.COM>
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From: Barry Grau <barry_grau@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Re: Unveiling the New User Group - SAS
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Cassell.David@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV (David L. Cassell) wrote in message news:<OFF294C193.0DFF1B88-ON88256BB7.0078B154@rtp.epa.gov>...
> nebu_alex2000 <nebu_alex2000@YAHOO.COM> wrote [in part]:
> > At your fingertips, for ease of use, we present to you our newest
> > addition to the category of User Groups ? SAS, a site focused solely
> > on SAS. Please feel free to visit our site at
> > [URL erased] for further information.
> Clearly, they know so little about the SAS community that they think
> their website counts as a "User Group". Feh. I wonder how SAS
> will feel about their use of "SAS" in the URL and the SAS content [such
> as it is] on their website.
> > Featured in this site are -
> > Novice user link for First time users to know more about SAS.
> But there is no information on using SAS or learning SAS that I
> could find in this area. Just some PR blurbs about what SAS is..
> or at least what this site thinks SAS is.
> > Extensive Discussion Forums on common SAS topics.
> If 'extensive' is defined by a couple people asking a question. You
> have to register before you can get on these.
> > Listing of the Top 100 professionals in the SAS Technical World.
> Apparently, there are 4 SAS network professionals in the world, none
> of whom I have ever heard of, none of whom I have ever seen at SUGI
> in any capacity much less presenting, none of whom have posted here
> [AFAIK]. View these lists at your own risk. I could speculate on how
> they build their "Top 100" in each of their categories, but that might
> be libelous.
> > Career development Center & Career Improvement Tools.
> > Post your resume for Job vacancies in SAS.
> > Latest Technology News and Events related to SAS.
> No comment.
> > Technical FAQ, which features most common questions, asked of us.
> Try it yourself. I found nothing there.
> > Articles and Products related to SAS.
> > Accomplished and certified SAS developers, who have extensive SAS
> > implementation experience, maintain the site.
> A really big 'no comment' on this. Does anyone know who is
> actually running this? Is it as big a waste as it appeared on
> my admittedly-brief perusal?
It's carrying one of your postings to this group --
Other postings are also lifted from here.
By the way, to access the "discussion" groups you can give it any old
fake or real e-mail address, password, etc.