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Re: st: Stata 9 Mata question

From   Roger Newson <>
Subject   Re: st: Stata 9 Mata question
Date   Tue, 05 Apr 2005 21:47:39 +0100

Phil Ender wrote:
I'm sure that the most important question concerning Mata will be how
to pronounce it correctly. Do we follow the standard Stata
pronunciation rule and pronounce the same as data? Or does it have a
specific pronunciation all of its own?

I think you'll find it is pronounced to rhyme with "Stata", which in turn is pronounced to rhyme with "data", however you pronounce that. See the FAQ list on

for further details.


Roger Newson
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Department of Public Health Sciences
Division of Asthma, Allergy and Lung Biology
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