Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 21:04:02 -0400
Reply-To: Anthony Ayiomamitis <ayiomamitis@IBM.NET>
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From: Anthony Ayiomamitis <ayiomamitis@IBM.NET>
Subject: Re: Need opinion on Statistical Packages
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Abelson, Robert wrote:
> I can remember using PROC BMDP in 1983.
I used PROC BMDP around the same time as they had the best routines
available for life table analysis and the comparison of survival curves.
Of course I had the best of both worlds as I did all of my work in SAS
and then just fed PROC BMDP the necessary dataset and BMDP commands to
get me the only analyses that SAS lacked at the time ... speak about
having your cake and eating it too.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Anthony Ayiomamitis [SMTP:ayiomamitis@IBM.NET]
> >Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 1997 11:02 PM
> >To: SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU
> >Subject: Re: Need opinion on Statistical Packages
> >Anthony Ayiomamitis wrote:
> >> I used PROC SPSS and PROC BMDP MANY MANY times and MANY MANY years
> >> ago. I would go on record as saying that these two PROC's have been
> >> around for 15 years.
> > .... let's say 10 years as 15 years may be pushing it?