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st: RE: New SSC versions of -descsave-, -parmest-, -xcollapse- and -xcontract-


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: New SSC versions of -descsave-, -parmest-, -xcollapse- and -xcontract-
Date   Thu, 19 Feb 2004 14:11:54 -0000

Thanks for the acknowledgement. 

The coinage was in a part an allusion 
to StataCorp's practice of insisting on "dataset" 
as standard spelling in its own publications. 

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

Roger Newson

> A resultsset is 
> an output Stata data set created by a Stata program, and can 
> in turn be 
> input into other Stata programs, which output the plots and 
> tables which 
> statisticians (and other scientists) are paid to produce. 

...
 
> I would like to thank Nick Cox for coining the term 
> "resultsset", which he 
> has used a few times on Statalist.

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