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Re: st: RE: SSC: nothing to install
At 03:35 PM 2/25/2004 +0000, Nick Cox wrote:
What Nick describes is what I would have guessed. As a relatively new user
of Stata, I wonder if, now that we have the -findit- command, putting up
such information-only packages causes more confusion than they solve. It
seems like it is an extra step that can slow you down until you get to what
you really want.
There are a few such entries on SSC, intended
to be helpful rather than the reverse.
In short, -ssc- works exactly as advertised, but
there is no absolute rule that a package need
include Stata .ado and/or .hlp files.
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