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RE: st: String vector
> Just for the record, I wasn't trying to disparage the manner
> in which SAS is
> programmed, or to imply that SAS programs cannot be written
> in efficient,
> readable and maintainable code. It's just that, for a
> variety of reasons,
> the best approach to a particular data management problem is
> often very
> different between the two packages.
> Nevertheless, many of the basic data management points made
> in the Stata
> programming NetCourses are general concepts, and so,
> regardless of whether
> your current project's programming is done for now, and
> whether you end up
> using another language or package (including SAS) in a future
> project, you
> might still benefit.
Ok. If I wasn't extremely short in time... I will need to do some further
programming in stata btw, I remembered later.
> P.S. I didn't mention it, because I wasn't sure that it
> would help in your
> case, but keep in mind that Stata has a -set trace on- command and a
> -set tracedepth . . .- command that can be judiciously placed
> to help debug
> problems, too.
Ok, thank you. That will help indeed.
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