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Re: st: Running ver 7 svy command in ver 8


From   Masahiko Aida <aida@highway.ne.jp>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Running ver 7 svy command in ver 8
Date   Tue, 01 Apr 2003 11:02:08 +0900

Dear Stephen

Great help.  Thank you.

-Masahiko

On Mon, 31 Mar 2003 14:50:33 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
"Stephen P. Jenkins" <stephenj@essex.ac.uk> wrote:

> On Mon, 31 Mar 2003 22:43:36 +0900 Masahiko Aida
> <masa_aida@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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
> 	version 7
> 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.
>
> Stephen

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Masahiko Aida <aida@highway.ne.jp>
http://www102.sakura.ne.jp/~spicetea/masahiko/

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