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RE: st: Documenting ssc contributions: efficiency for Man and machine


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Documenting ssc contributions: efficiency for Man and machine
Date   Mon, 19 Jan 2004 17:28:33 -0000

Word documents: no! It is as simple as this: many 
Stata users do not use Word and do not even have 
it mounted on machines they use. That's sufficient 
to rule it out as a format universal across Stata 
users. There are other objections, but I stop there. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Richard Williams
 
> Better still, you might also include a .doc or .pdf file 
> that documents how 
> the program works; maybe even include some extended 
> examples if you thought 
> that would be helpful.  
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