Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 15:05:46 -0500
Reply-To: Arthur Tabachneck <art297@ROGERS.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Arthur Tabachneck <art297@ROGERS.COM>
Subject: Re: New SAS-L World Record
The OP sent the following earlier this afternoon:
I am really sorry about the last post where the attached data in a Text file
showed up in the message and therefore created problems for people to read
what the exact question was. However, I was able to find the solution on my
won through some digging on my own. Once again many apologies for creating
On Thu, 13 Jan 2011 14:57:32 -0500, Kirby, Ted <ted.kirby@LEWIN.COM> wrote:
>Has anyone heard from the OP on why or how the record-breaking message
>From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
>Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2011 1:23 PM
>Subject: Re: New SAS-L World Record
>Art posted the following:
>> While MMMMIIIIKKKKEEEE's Chance to make SAS-L history thread earned a
>> world record last year for being the longest ever running thread on
>> one of today's posts earns the dubious distinction of being the single
>> with the most lines ever on SAS-L.
>> I checked all posts from the list's first post on the Marist listserv
>> 13, 1986) thru today (on the UofG listserv). 88,685 lines was more
>> than 4.8
>> times longer than the post that came in second (18,355 lines).
>> Have to wonder how many email accounts were maxed-out as a result?
>Art, we may as well tell those very few SAS-L-ers who cannot read
>between the lines: While you may want to contribute to or beat the
>"Chance to Make SAS-L History" thread, you certainly shouldn't attempt
>to set a new record for the # of lines in a posting. Nope! Let's let
>that record stand.