[R] Converting SAS Code

John Kane jrkrideau at yahoo.ca
Sun Oct 1 01:22:22 CEST 2017

And appropriatesly
> library(fortunes) > fortune()

SAS seems to be to statistical computing what Microsoft is to personal
   -- Bill Venables
      'Exegeses on Linear Models' paper (May 2000) 

    On Saturday, September 30, 2017, 4:57:23 PM EDT, Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:  
 On 01/10/17 01:22, Robert Baer wrote:
> On 9/29/2017 3:37 PM, Rolf Turner wrote:
>> On 30/09/17 07:45, JLucke at ria.buffalo.edu wrote:
>> <SNIP>
>>> The conceptual paradigm for R is only marginally commensurate with 
>>> that of
>>> standard statistical software.
>>> You must immerse yourself in R to become proficient.
>> Fortune nomination.
> For newer list members wondering what Rolf is talking about try:
> library(fortunes) fortune() to get a flavor! There are many pearls of 
> wisdom.

For the *really* new members, note that you may have to *install* the 
fortunes package first:

 > install.packages("fortunes",lib=<wherever you keep added-on packages>)

Note that the package is "fortunes" (with an "s") but the function is
fortune() (no "s").



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