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RE: st: RE: rounding in STATA


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: rounding in STATA
Date   Thu, 13 Apr 2006 15:34:08 +0100

Which bit? There are 32 to play with here. 

(The rest of the discussion seems to support me, 
not contradict me, as it outlines a fudge that
admittedly sometimes is going to give the wrong answer.) 

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

Austin Nichols
 
> Amani--
> 
> All of what Nick says is true, but the claim that "there is no way you
> can avoid this kind of problem by writing your own program, unless you
> also construct a decimal-based computer" is overreaching a bit. 

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