[R] sas.get

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Feb 3 15:02:49 CET 2000

Douglas Bates <bates at stat.wisc.edu> writes:

> Wayne Stewart <stewart at scitec.auckland.ac.nz> writes:
> > Is there an "R" equivalent of the Splus "sas.get"?

> The foreign package allows reading of SAS data sets in the XPORT
> format.  The XPORT format is standardized across machine architectures
> I don't know of any packages to read the general SAS data formats.

...but sas.get also requires that you have a version of SAS around, so
you're not significantly worse off with R. In fact, you're better off
if you have an XPORT file but no SAS!

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