"to coenocytic code,
while (after suitable explanation from PD) I understand 'propaedeutic'
offers an adj. based on
"coe·no·cyte Pronunciation Key (sn-st)
A multinucleate cytoplasmic mass enclosed by a single cell wall, as in slime molds and certain fungi and algae."
fungi and slime molds don't seem to share much with sas
unless perhaps, a complex mass enclosed only by a very thin layer !
Datum: 09.07.2002 00:41
Antwort an: Cassell.David@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV
Betreff: Re: SAS way of thinking
Curt Seeliger replied:
> Three easy steps:
> 1) Paul is right. David is right. Pete is right.
> Peter is right. Ron is right. Ya is right.
> Ian is right. Charles is right. Karsten is right.
Of course. But you left off Dale, Jack, Diane, Kim, Nancy, Ron, ....
Hey! I just noticed! You left off all the women who post here.
A clear misogynist bias. I'd better let your wife know at once. :-)
> 2) Eschew subroutines. If you're allergic to coenocytic code, learn
Nice! And, of course, nothing's more fun than obscure biology jokes.
But you forgot that the Word Wealth word of the day is 'propaedeutic'.
> 3) If it ain't documented, ask on SAS-L. If it is documented, SAS-L
> will have more information.
And it will be presented in a more understandable fashion, with better
> 4) NEVER accuse anyone of programming 'like a statistician'.
> cur -- or, heavens forbid, like an Alaskan electrician.
That's right. Drop in a few Perl inside jokes and steal my
thunder. Now I'm *really* going to tell Jana...
David Cassell, CSC
Senior computing specialist
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