Re: [R] R vs. other software? (was: Software for Epidmiologica

From: Ted Harding <Ted.Harding_at_nessie.mcc.ac.uk>
Date: Mon 10 Jul 2006 - 18:22:47 EST


On 10-Jul-06 Spencer Graves wrote:
> [...]

Excellent overview of many string reasons for R, Spencer! Many thanks for this well-thought-out advocacy piece.

> [...]
> At one time, the market dominance of both SAS and IBM was
> sustained by the perception that 'nobody ever got fired'
> for using them. Those days are history now for SAS as well
> as IBM, [...]

Does that imply that, by now, some people *have* been fired for using SAS (implicitly, perhaps, because they should have been using R)?

:)

Ted.



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Date: 10-Jul-06                                       Time: 09:22:43
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