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RE: st: RE: scalar troubles?
At 02:45 PM 11/5/2003 +0000, Nick Cox wrote:
(This applies not just to -display-, but to any context that refers to a
single value, rather than the whole dataset's set of values.)
2. An early (I guess) decision with -display-
was that -display- doesn't choke on a bare variable
name, but looks inside the first observation.
Odd, often surprising, occasionally useful?
I also find it odd, and have never found it useful. Does anyone find it
useful? I would not have designed it that way, and have always found it to
be a potential source of error rather than a convenience.
Any other opinions?
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Johns Hopkins University
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