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From   Edwin Leuven <e.leuven@uva.nl>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: list in stata8
Date   Mon, 24 Feb 2003 15:30:24 +0100

I don't know whether I am the only one, but I am irritated by the new list
command.

I often type "l" to inspect my data. This is now annoyingly slow.

Moreover, I think that the default behavior should be the old ", clean" one:
Who wants lines every 5 observations? I definitely don't! (the same for
summarize btw).

Who asked for these lines? They are not a logical separation of the data. It
reminds me a bit of microsoft trying to come up with things people need, like
the paperclip.

Anyway, this is a cryout to the stata people:

Give me my old "list" back: fast and clean!

Thank you,

Edwin.
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