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  • DrSuman commented on How to load stata and csv datasets in perl?

    I could check the number of variables and observations with Parse::Stata::DtaReader.
    But I am having problem in viewing variables, their types. How can I view whole data in tabular format??


  • DrSuman commented on How to load stata and csv datasets in perl?

    To Joel,
    Thanks for the response.
    I don't know how to load data in pdl.
    Could you please iluminate on that please?


  • Laufeyjarson commented on Watch the secret YAPC::NA live

    The issue with just doing the thing and not talking about it is that the crowd of people who are doing it will shrink.

    There's no reason a language as heavily used as Perl had only 300 people at the conference. I'm shocked that this is considered a reasonable level of attendance, and that the conference organizers had planned for less. (They ran out of hotel room block; they were clearly not planning for as many people who came.)

    This year may have been an anomaly; Chris posted that his personal life got busy, and that certainly happens to everyone. I hope that next year g…

  • James commented on Watch the secret YAPC::NA live isn't even living in 2014, YAPC::NA and YAPC:EU 2013 are still coming.

  • yanick.champoux commented on Watch the secret YAPC::NA live

    I understand the frustration, and I agree that the communication channels have been sub-optimal. No arguing there.

    However, I think we should also take a long, deep breath, and try to veer the discussion toward what can we do to improve the situation. For most (if not all) of the organizers, YAPC is a labor of love. And labor is the right word there -- it's a long, arduous, exhausting, unglorious process that end in a big final week-long push. Personally, I have no doubt that everybody involved honestly did gave their all. But life, and things, and then more life, happened. And as Ki…

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