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

(Ted Harding) Ted.Harding at nessie.mcc.ac.uk
Mon Jul 10 10:22:47 CEST 2006

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)?



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