Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 09:05:28 -0500
Reply-To: Dianne Rhodes <diannerhodes@COMCAST.NET>
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From: Dianne Rhodes <diannerhodes@COMCAST.NET>
Subject: Re: OT: Chance to Make SAS-L History: Did You Know That...
On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 08:21:20 -0500, Ed Heaton <EdHeaton@WESTAT.COM> wrote:
>Proc sql ; Drop table foo ; Quit ;
>It's newer than PROC DELETE. I don't know if it's newer than PROC
I think its about the same generation. New Coke era. Does anyone have
any ideas about efficiency? I inherited a series of code that uses proc
sql; drop ....; and it seems to me that is a lot of overhead and proc
datasets might be faster, and I had forgotten about proc delete. So what
do you think?
Dianne @ bls