Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2010 09:31:30 -0400
Reply-To: Chang Chung <chang_y_chung@HOTMAIL.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Chang Chung <chang_y_chung@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: SAS macros
On Tue, 27 Jul 2010 17:44:47 -0400, Jim Groeneveld <jim.1stat@YAHOO.COM>
>Maybe not entirely to the point, but one could write any interpreter in SAS
>macro, though limited to whatever can be converted to equivalent SAS
>commands. An example is my macro %_COUNT_ that accepts SPSS COUNT syntax as
>an argument with the same (and even extended) functionality. It converts
>syntax to series of (more complex) SAS statements. Yet the macro has been
>designed for that dedicated purpose only.
Very nice! I once posted a similar thing on sas-l, not as complete as yours
but a basic implementation of recode command (similar to SPSS and STATA).