I think, actually, this is one of the great strengths of mailing lists;
SAS-L in particular: Mistakes don't survive.
If you ask an "expert", he or she may get it wrong. Everyone makes
mistakes (except Ian :-). People can also misunderstand questions.
But, if you post a question here, and someone posts a wrong response,
or if a question is confusing, things get straightened out, usually
>>> "David L. Cassell" <cassell.david@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV> 12/23/2003
4:29:34 PM >>>
Jack Hamilton <JackHamilton@FIRSTHEALTH.COM> replied:
> An interesting problem with running text miner against SAS-L: how do
> avoid returning incorrect answers?
Come now. Surely you don't mean to imply that anyone ever gives a
*wrong* answer on SAS-L? There may be sub-optimal answers, or
not-well-worded answers on occasion, but none of the posters on SAS-L
ever makes a *mistake* ...
David Cassell, CSC
Senior computing specialist