Wrote a new library - Comments and suggestions please!
mwilson at the-wire.com
Tue Sep 27 21:12:20 CEST 2011
Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I googled on "SAS PROC FREQ" and found this:
> All the words are in English, but I have no idea what the function does,
> how you would call it, and what it returns. Would it have been so hard to
> show a couple of examples?
Hmm. Yeah. Very much so. That's the kind of documentation I call "syntax
happy". It tells you how to create a well-formed PROC STAT without ever
saying what would happen if you did, or why you might want that, whatever it
was, to happen. I see that kind of documentation way too often. By
comparison, even this <https://www.ubersoft.net/comic/hd/2011/09/losing-
sight-big-picture> might seem good. At least they try.
"Does things to the stuff. By default, the most recent stuff is done things
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