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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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AW: AW: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata... |

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Sun, 20 Jun 2010 18:13:39 +0200 |

<> " Some "subscribers" are actually distributors who forward the messages on the list." True! But could this effect also be there in the case of mailing lists for Stata`s competitors (so that it cancels out for Bob`s purposes)? HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Marcello Pagano Gesendet: Sonntag, 20. Juni 2010 18:10 An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Betreff: Re: AW: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata... Some "subscribers" are actually distributors who forward the messages on the list. m.p. On 6/20/2010 12:02 PM, Martin Weiss wrote: > > <> > > > So the digest seems to boast 1,845 subscribers at the moment. > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Martin Weiss > Gesendet: Sonntag, 20. Juni 2010 17:57 > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: AW: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata... > > > <> > > > " Do > you know where on Statalist it shows the number of subscribers?" > > > Send "who Statalist" in the body of an email to > majordomo@hsphsun2.harvard.edu while being a subscriber. The result at this > point in time is 1,847 for the real thing, the digest should have a similar > number. Also note my own research on similar questions at > http://www.stata.com/meeting/dcconf09/dc09_weiss.pdf > > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Muenchen, > Robert A (Bob) > Gesendet: Sonntag, 20. Juni 2010 17:45 > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: RE: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata... > >> If researchers publishing papers with data analysis were required to >> indicate their package, that would help quite a bit. I searched Google >> Scholar for Stata, SAS and SPSS, constraining the publication year to >> 2009, and got 32900, 175000 and 44800. > > I tried Google Scholar but had a tough time getting consistent results. > While "R" is not at all helpful, people are supposed to cite it and I > searched for that. But doing it various ways, people were very > inconsistent. The more consistent methods drew my time away from that. > However, it has been over a year since I tried that method so I should > have another go at it. > >> Each software is idiosyncratic: >> should you give a link to www.sas.com or support.sas.com? should you >> give a link to www.stata.com or to SSC? > > I really like this idea. I tried to pick the most dominant link, so each > would be shown in the best possible light. That usually turned out to be > the main company link while there could be a more specific product link > (e.g. SPSS.COM rather than the page for SPSS Statistics, which is one > piece of many), but I did not think of looking at the support links. > I'll do that& see if it's higher. > >> And since R does not have >> support in the sense the commercial vendors do, [R-help] is the only >> source of support, and the number of subscribers to [R-help] should be >> compared to the sum of the number subscribers to Statalist and the >> number of people who contacted Stata tech-support@. > > Thanks for reminding me of this. I did start down this road months ago. > Some listservs made total subscribers easy to find. Others didn't. Do > you know where on Statalist it shows the number of subscribers? > > I suspect I'll have a hard time getting the monthly phone call numbers > from the vendors, but it can't hurt to ask. Statacorp folks are probably > reading this. Any chance of that? > > Thanks! > Bob > >> >> -- >> Stas Kolenikov, also found at http://stas.kolenikov.name >> Small print: I use this email account for mailing lists only. >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: AW: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*"Muenchen, Robert A (Bob)" <muenchen@utk.edu>

**Re: AW: AW: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*Marcello Pagano <pagano@hsph.harvard.edu>

**References**:**st: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*"Muenchen, Robert A (Bob)" <muenchen@utk.edu>

**Re: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>

**RE: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*"Muenchen, Robert A (Bob)" <muenchen@utk.edu>

**AW: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

**AW: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>

**Re: AW: st: AW: Popularity of R, SAS, SPSS, Stata...***From:*Marcello Pagano <pagano@hsph.harvard.edu>

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