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R or SAS: Quick Links to the Recent Debates

Original post, 7 Jan, 2009
New York Times, Data Analysts Captivated by R’s Power byAshlee Vance.

Key Point
The popularity of R at universities could threaten SAS Institute.

A Controversial Review by Anee Milley from SAS
We have customers who build engines for aircraft. I am happy they are not using freeware when I get on a jet.

7 Jan, 2009,
Discussion in SAS-L, the most popular SAS mailing list. Most voices call for the incorporate both R and SAS.

7 Jan, 2009,
Cheer for the victory of R.

8 Jan, 2009,
Ashlee Vance‘s blog
R You Ready for R, with lots of comments

9 Jan, 2009,
SAS Consulting

9 Jan, 2009, Anee Milley
This Post Is Rated R, stating the viewpoints from SAS about open source software: support and participant.
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