Let's call the whole thing off


What do you do when you and your spouse are both SAS users, but one of you likes to point-and-click and the other really likes to write SAS programs? Is it possible to share a SAS environment, or are these irreconcilable differences that can lead only to a nasty custody battle over the data sets you've produced together?

It doesn't have to end badly. Mark Stevens shares a poignant anecdote on the SAS Training Post.

At SAS, we can JOIN much more than tables. In the words of an anonymous SAS poet:

data Marriage (Keep=Wife Happy);
  merge programmer non_programmer;


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Chris Hemedinger

Director, SAS User Engagement

+Chris Hemedinger is the Director of SAS User Engagement, which includes our SAS Communities and SAS User Groups. Since 1993, Chris has worked for SAS as an author, a software developer, an R&D manager and a consultant. Inexplicably, Chris is still coasting on the limited fame he earned as an author of SAS For Dummies


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