SAS XPORT Transport Format
Peter Dalgaard BSA
11 Dec 1999 16:46:50 +0100
Douglas Bates <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> A colleague pointed out that the United States Food and Drug
> Administration (FDA) has adopted a transport format defined by SAS
> Institute as a standard for electronic submissions of data. As a
> result, this format has been openly documented.
> The URL for the documentation on the format is
> Information on the FDA standards for Electronic submissions is given at
> Has anyone written code to import data stored in this format into R?
Well I've *thought* about doing it... And the SPSS format as well. And
http://www.wotsit.org has tons of information on this sort of stuff.
(Although on SAS, it's just the TS140 again.) It's mentioned on the
Ideas list at developer.r-project.org (on a machine near you...), but
perhaps some elaboration would be in order there.
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