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Re: st: Running ver 7 svy command in ver 8
On Mon, 31 Mar 2003 22:43:36 +0900 Masahiko Aida
> Do anybody know the way to run ver7 svy command syntax in version 8?
> Today I executed my stata7 do files with several svy commands and
> realized that syntax for svy command changed!!
> Why did Stata corp have to do it? Is there any reasonable justification
> for changing syntax from ver.7 to 8?
> It seems to me that it is foolish strategy for Stata to change it, if
> they really care for the disaster that many user have to suffer.
Did you include the line
at the top of the do files you ran?
Also see -help version- in the on-line help. Contrary to your
suggestions, Stata is very careful about changes in commands between
versions. Hence the attention to version control.
Professor Stephen P. Jenkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
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