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st: Re: nothing to install
On Feb 26, 2004, at 2:33 AM, Richard wrote:
To "clarify" (ahem...) there should never have been a clarify.pkg on
the SSC archive site. There is an entry in the SSC archive for clarify,
with a web-page link that leads you to the proper site, but since 'ssc'
(or its underlying 'net install') cannot work with 'foreign' web
servers, all SSC .pkg files should point to local content. clarify.pkg
has been removed, and when I have the time I will try to ensure that no
other packages of its sort exist.
At 03:35 PM 2/25/2004 +0000, Nick Cox wrote:
What Nick describes is what I would have guessed. As a relatively new
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.
of Stata, I wonder if, now that we have the -findit- command, putting
such information-only packages causes more confusion than they solve.
seems like it is an extra step that can slow you down until you get to
you really want.
There will be no updates to the SSC archive during my absence from
Boston from tonight through 8 March 2004.
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