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Re: st: RE: RE: Stata 9 Mata question


From   Marcello Pagano <pagano@hsph.harvard.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: RE: Stata 9 Mata question
Date   Wed, 06 Apr 2005 12:11:15 -0400

Which is an argument for pronouncing it Mayta.

m.p.

FEIVESON, ALAN H. (AL) (JSC-SK) (NASA) wrote:

I'm curious to know the reaction of Spanish speakers to this name - doesn't
"mata" mean "kills" in Spanish?

AL F.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Elizabeth
Allred
Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2005 4:00 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: RE: Stata 9 Mata question


Well, if it's may-trix then may-ta?



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Phil Ender
Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2005 4:16 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Stata 9 Mata question


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?


Phil Ender
UCLA Department of Education
UCLA Academic Technology Services

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