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Re: st: Referring to a varname, leading to errors


From   Ulrich Kohler <ukohler@sowi.uni-mannheim.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Referring to a varname, leading to errors
Date   Wed, 12 Feb 2003 09:35:35 -0000

Date sent:      	Wed, 12 Feb 2003 09:43:19 +0000
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Subject:        	Re: st:  Referring to a varname, leading to errors
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> > > Do you want what Glen wants? Not disallowing all
> > > variable name abbreviations, which I guess will
> > > never happen, but being able to set this for yourself
> > > to avoid what Glen describes.

I think a user setting for no variable abbreviations would be useful. 
I don't use variable abbreviations myself, so in my case I would 
probably make this the default setting in my profile.do.  I doubt it 
would catch me out very often, but that's still better than 
undetected use and associated undetected mistakes.

--Mark


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