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RE: st: RE: Re: RE: Problem areas (R vs Stata)
James Muller made several very good points on R vs Stata.
On just one point,
> As for the Stata GUI vs. the R GUI debate, I've never really
> got this.
> What Stata GUI? A few menus, a history and a variable list -
> that's it.
> The results menu and command input certainly don't count. R handles
> graphical output at least as well as Stata. I personally use
> ESS under
> Emacs to use R, which is a slightly different kettle, but
> even using the
> stock GUI I don't see major difference. I think it's a good thing
> neither Stata nor R have much in the way of a GUI - people should use
> scripts, programs and logged input for the body of their
> work, avoiding pointing and clicking wherever possible.
I really don't think this does justice to the dialogs!!!
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