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RE: st: Re: clonevar


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Re: clonevar
Date   Tue, 12 Oct 2004 13:13:45 +0100

Among other details, note that -set varabbrev- 
arose from a user's comment at the Boston meeting 
a few weeks ago. Ed Bassin reported that he 
was often burned by Stata's permitting variable
abbreviations when there was no ambiguity. 

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

Richard Williams

> There appear to 
> be many nice enhancements in the Oct. 5 & 6 executable and ado file 
> updates.  These include [...] 
> -set varabbrev- 
> (turn off variable abbreviations) might appeal to some

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