Re: [R] Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 06:06:12 -0700 (PDT)

> From: Patrick Burns <pburns_at_pburns.seanet.com>
> Subject: Re: [R] Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...
> To: "Joris Meys" <jorismeys@gmail.com>
> Cc: r-help_at_r-project.org
> Received: Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 5:34 AM

> Identifying with the most dreaded experience
> in university is not so good for "sales".

I'm not a statistician and one day at a workshop I met one of our corporate statisticians who rather reluctantly identified her discipline. I was quite impressed. A real live statistician! She seemed shocked. Most people apparently recoiled in shock when they heard what she did.

You may well have a point. Also a lot of my use of R is more data manipulation and cleaning often with no more than a couple of graphs as the final output so another term makes sense. But what should it be?



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