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RE: st: Why no sum of squared residuals in reg output after robustor cluster?


From   SamL <saml@demog.berkeley.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: Why no sum of squared residuals in reg output after robustor cluster?
Date   Fri, 5 Mar 2004 09:24:27 -0800 (PST)

Whew!  I stand corrected.  I apologize for any harm I may have caused to
Richard who, from my reading of the list, I agree is one of the nice (and
helpful) members of the community.

Thanks to Nick, Mark, and Richard for politely enlightening me.

Sign me again,
No sarcasm in my voice (only appreciation)

Sam

On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Mark Schaffer wrote:

> Nick/Sam/Richard/et al.,
>
> I think what Richard did can be reasonably described as "Fair Use".  According
> to one website I've found (www.nolo.com - I need to make sure this quotation is
> also "Fair Use"!),
>
> "Research and scholarship -- for example, quoting a short passage in a
> scholarly, scientific, or technical work for illustration or clarification of
> the author's observations."
>
> I think the description fits Richard's use of the paragraph in a Stata list
> posting.  It doesn't matter if Richard typed it in by hand or used a scanner.
>
> Cheers,
> Mark
>
> Subject:        	RE: st: Why no sum of squared residuals in reg output after  robust or cluster?
> Date sent:      	Fri, 5 Mar 2004 16:51:12 -0000
> From:           	"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
> To:             	<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Send reply to:  	statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>
> > I suppose that there is here a prima facie case of breach
> > of copyright, but even the lawyers (and my wife is one,
> > so watch what you say) say "de minimis non curat lex":
> > the law does not concern itself with trifles.
> >
> > I think the practical issue is whether StataCorp lost out
> > on a manual sale because one paragraph was copied from one
> > entry. I can't swallow that. On the contrary, it looks like
> > good publicity to me. The Technical Note was a nice clear
> > explanation of a tricky point and shows by example that the
> > on-line help is not always enough.
> >
> > Also, Richard is one of Statalist's
> > nice guys, helping out many people: what he did here was much
> > more than what most people would do, and it can't see it
> > creating a precedent.
> >
> > I for one am not going to scan in sections of manual to
> > Statalist postings.
> >
> > Nick
> > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
> >
> > SamL
> >
> > > Am I the only person saddened by this blatant rip-off of
> > > statacorp?  And
> > > from a person employed at a religious institution, no less?
> > > Anyone have
> > > any ideas how stata can prevent this from happening and thus
> > > preserve the
> > > wonderful model of a company they are?
> > >
> > > Sign me,
> > >
> > > Despite appearances, there is *no* sarcasm in my voice,
> > > Sam
> >
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>
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