Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 15:52:08 -0400
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: v9.2 projected release date
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Quentin, it's time to learn to be reeeeaallly persuasive!
v9.2 is currently vaporware
otherwise, look for it in 'mid'-2005
"Please step up to the window,
with your two dollars in hand."
see definition of the SAS 'mid'-year function in my previous posts
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov
who usually only bets on a Sure Thing.
but that is one reason to attend The Opening Session
I don't necessarily agree
with everything I say.
-Marshall McLuhan, cultural historian
and communications theorist (1911-1980)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Quentin McMullen [mailto:quentin_mcmullen@BROWN.EDU]
> Is there an official estimate for a release date of 9.2 on
> sas.com? Unofficial rumors?
> Version 9.1 has apparently arrived at my fine university.
> However, I'm still learning the oddities of educational
> contracts with SAS.
> The master CDs are here (somewhere). But my *department*
> needs to pay a
> (nominal) fee for each person upgrading to 9.1. (So it aint
> like most companies, where you have an annual license fee
> that includes 'free' upgrades).
> So now that the CDs are at the university, the people in my
> department are wondering, "should we pay nominal_fee*10
> SASprogrammers to upgrade to 9.1 if that means we will again
> have to pay nominal_fee*10 again in the fall to get to 9.2?"
> Of course, I'm holding my breath waiting for 9.1, so I'm
> hoping I can tell them (honestly :) "we won't be seeing 9.2
> any time soon, so let's go ahead and get 9.1."
> Thanks for any info,