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Date:   Tue, 18 Nov 2003 20:01:18 -0500
Reply-To:   "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Subject:   Re: Macro's

"John Whittington" <John.W@MEDISCIENCE.CO.UK> wrote in message news:5.1.0.14.2.20031118193147.0295a560@pop3.powernet.co.uk... > At 11:33 18/11/03 -0700, Jack Hamilton wrote: > > >The FUNCTION and SUBROUTINE capabilities in PROC SYLK (v9, > >http://support.sas.com/documentation/onlinedoc/base/procsylk.pdf) are > >another possible model: > > That's precisely the functionality I'm asking for - but what an odd place > to hide it. Is PROC SYLK being developed as an alternative to SAS? :-) > > Anyway, if those clever people at SI understand the value of/need for > FUNCTION and SUBROUTINE functionality in PROC SYLK, then they ought to also > see their much wider value in relation to SAS DATA step programming. > > Kind Regards, > > > John

Interesting bit of documentation on SYLK. Could this be some outgrowth from the DBMS Copy acquisition ? No mention of a debugger.

-- Richard


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