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st: RE: String Comparison


From   Lee Sieswerda <Lee.Sieswerda@tbdhu.com>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: String Comparison
Date   Mon, 9 Sep 2002 09:54:09 -0400

If you want to compare at the ASCII level, its probably easiest to use
software designed for that purpose, like diff. There is a plethora of
options however, as for example can be found on this page:
http://www.programmersheaven.com/zone16/cat654/

Best,
Lee Sieswerda


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Taha Kass-Hout [SMTP:kasshout@capastatistic.com]
> Sent:	Saturday, September 07, 2002 3:24 PM
> To:	statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject:	st: String Comparison
> 
> Hi -
> 
> Does anyone recommends a software that allows for string comparison?
> We're
> using SAS proc compare on two SAS datasets, these two datasets are
> converted
> from ASCII - We'd like to do the comparison at the ASCII level because in
> the conversion to SAS we're discovering conversion errors.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Taha
> 
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