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st: syntax command with optional argument


From   "Alex Ogan" <aogan@ArrowstreetCapital.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: syntax command with optional argument
Date   Wed, 10 May 2006 13:31:39 -0400

Using Stata 8.2... what am I doing wrong?

Thanks.

. clear

. program test1
  1. syntax namelist(min=2 max=2), arg1(integer)
  2. end

. program test2
  1. syntax namelist(min=2 max=2), arg1(integer) [arg2(integer)]
  2. end

. test1 foo bar, arg1(5)

. test2 foo bar, arg1(5)
invalid syntax
r(197);

.

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