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Re: [tlug] GPL vs. paid version and ethics

> OpenOffice is just a wannabe.  Octave is not Matlab, R is not S, and
> Maxima is not Mathematica.  MySQL and PostgreSQL are wonderful, but
> they're not Oracle or DB2. ...

Stephen, it seems the "Open Office is Not Microsoft Office" equivalent
for R is "R is not SAS":

Most of the answers and comments are by fans of R, like me, and fans of
open source, like me, so I didn't learn much. But this particular answer
was interesting as it suggests that, particularly unofficially, the FDA
prefers pharmaceutical companies to use SAS:
Counter argument here:


Darren Cook, Software Researcher/Developer (About me and my work) (My blogs and articles)

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