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From   "Joly, Patrick: IASSB" <Joly.Patrick@ic.gc.ca>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Statistical Classics Archive: Stata 1.0 Manual
Date   Tue, 11 Apr 2006 17:27:42 -0400

Wow!  What I find stunning is how similar the syntax diagrams and main
features were a "mere" 22 years ago, e.g. the -by ... : - construct, _n
and _N indices, [if exp] [in range], value labels, explicit
subscripting, the list goes on.

Shows how Stata got it right the first-time and has kept on building on
strengths ever since!

Alas, I could not find any references to auto.dta however.  :-)

P.Joly


Mitchell, Michael wrote
>
>   The first version of Stata was released in January of 1985. Have you
> ever wished to see what that reference manual looked like? 
> Well, thanks
> to the kind folks at StataCorp, they have scanned the reference manual
> and kindly given us permission to post it on our web site so you can
> take a visit to the past and see the original Stata 1.0 manual. It is
> amazing to see the seeds of the current version of Stata that were
> planted in that manual. You can see a picture of the original 
> Stata 1.0
> manual and view a scanned .pdf version of the documentation 
> by visiting
> 
> http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/sca/
> 
>   We thank the kind people of StataCorp for scanning this and 
> giving us
> permission to share it with you from our web site. For more about the
> history of Stata, we recommend seeing
> http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/history.html .

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