[R] Inefficiency of SAS Programming
b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Mar 3 13:11:12 CET 2009
2009/3/3 Jim Lemon <jim at bitwrit.com.au>:
> Ajay ohri wrote:
>> for an " inefficient " language , it sure has dominated the predictive
>> analytics world for 3 plus decades.
>> I referred once to intellectual jealousy between newton and liebnitz.
>> i am going ahead and creating the R package called "Anne".
> If you want to market this, Ajay, I'd suggest a name like SASsieR.
Nice name. I'd call it 'Ursas', which works on several levels:
1. U-R-SAS. (pun on You Are SAS, or You R-SAS)
2. Ur-SAS. (Germanic prefix Ur- meaning 'proto' or 'primitive')
3. Ursas (from Latin 'Ursa' meaning 'bear', because it seems very few
R users can bear SAS)
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