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st: RE: Huh?


From   Finne Håkon <Hakon.Finne@sintef.no>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Huh?
Date   Fri, 20 Sep 2002 16:59:01 +0200

The ASCII code for the equal sign = is 3D in hexadecimal notation. I guess
that minor incompatibilities between various e-mail software packages have
resulted in the author's = becoming the reader's =3D and similarly ==
becoming =3D=3D . Conclusion: readers should disregard 3D.

--Håkon
hakon.finne@sintef.no 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: baum [mailto:baum@bc.edu]
> Sent: 20. september 2002 16:50
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Huh?
> 
> 
> 
> --On Friday, September 20, 2002 2:33 -0400 Tom wrote:
> 
> > The problem lies in the use of the assignment operator "=3D"
> > rather than the is equal operator "=3D=3D".
> >
> >> 1.         if "`1'"=3D"?"{
> >
> > Change the line to:
> >
> > 1.         if "`1'"=3D=3D"?"{
> >
> >
> 
> I cannot imagine that Stata will accept either of these syntaxes.
> 
> Kit
> ______________________________________________________________
> __________
> Christopher F Baum, Boston College Economics, Chestnut Hill 
> MA 02467 USA
> baum@bc.edu                       
http://fmwww.bc.edu/ec-v/baum.fac.html
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