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Re: st: Comment indicator * produces error in Mata
Ben Jann <firstname.lastname@example.org> reports:
> it appears that the * comment indicator, which may be used at
> the beginning of a line to indicate that the line is to be
> ignored (see -help comments-), cannot be used with Mata.
> Even more bad news is that the problem is not mentionned in the
> documentation (at least not in places where one would look for it
> such as -help comment-, [M-1] first, [M-1] ado, [U] 16.1.2, or
> [U] 18.11.2). I hope that this will change in a future update.
In the next ado update comments.hlp will have a sentence added
mentioning that "*" may not be used as a comment indicator within
mata. Eventually the manuals will also be altered to contain the
Thank you for pointing out the lack of documentation concerning
Ken Higbee email@example.com
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