Monthly Archives: July 2008

SAS Encoding Libname Option

So my coworker was having a problem where he was reading a dataset that he did not own. It was a SAS9 dataset encoded in UTF-8, and contained ™ (U+2122), the trade mark sign. His SAS session was running a local encoding of latin1, ISO_8859-1, which did not have it. My instinct says, it should […]

About Quadriplegics

Quadriplegics can not sweat or shiver, a function of the autonomic nervous system controlled by the spinal cord. This makes them especially sensitive to extreme temperature, as their body has a difficult time maintaining homeostasis. Something to keep in mind.