Wow, Python much faster than MatLab

Wensui Liu liuwensui at gmail.com
Mon Jan 1 19:56:19 CET 2007


Gerry,

I have the similar background as yours, many years using SAS/R. Right
now I am trying to pick up python.

>From your point, is there anything that can be done with python easily
but not with SAS/R?

thanks for your insight.

wensui

On 1/1/07, gblais at cox.net <gblais at cox.net> wrote:
> We're not so far apart.
>
> I've used SAS or 25 years, and R/S-PLUS for 10.
>
> I think you've said it better than I did, though: R requires more attention
> (which is often needed).
>
> I certainly didn't mean that R crashed - just an indictment of how much I
> thought I was holding in my head.
>
> Gerry
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