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read_sas: "b7dat" and "b7cat" are inaccurate parameter names #214

evanmiller opened this Issue Aug 24, 2016 · 1 comment


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evanmiller commented Aug 24, 2016

The file format names are sas7bdat ("SAS 7 Binary Data") and sas7bcat ("SAS 7 Binary Catalog"). Moving the 7 after the b does not make much sense. I would suggest renaming to one of:

  • sas7bdat/sas7bcat
  • bdat/bcat
  • data/catalog
  • data_file/catalog_file

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hadley commented Aug 24, 2016

Ooops! Thanks for spotting this

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