"sasplumber" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> The folks that run the NOTE blog just blew me away with their latest
> posting. I have never heard of the NOTE2ERR option, but it makes SAS
> behave in the way it should always have done. it tells SAS to report
> uninitialized values and implicit conversions from char to num as
I don't know about the "should always" - SAS was originally intended to give
non-programmers access to computing power, and a lot was done (like
automatic type conversions) to protect non-programmers from themselves.
But that was then and this is now. This is a terrific option - pity it's
undocumented. As a matter of policy, we do not use undocumented stuff in
> You've got to see this to believe it... http://notecolon.blogspot.com
> Great blog in general. I'm subscribed to their daily email digest so I
> don't have to keep visiting their site. It sends me an email on any
> day when there's a new post.