10-18-2013 08:26 AM
From the Did you know department --
With SAS 9.4, you can enhance your data sets with your own custom information -- using extended attributes in SAS data sets. Extended attributes can be added, modified, and removed by PROC DATASETS and a series of XATTR statements.
I've seen mention of XATTR in some other posts in this forum -- as a suggested solution for some metadata challenges. See the full article, including an example for data cardinality, at this blog post: