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Re: st: Small bug with variable names in xtpoisson


From   jlinhart@stata.com (Jean Marie Linhart, StataCorp LP)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Small bug with variable names in xtpoisson
Date   Thu, 25 Oct 2007 15:28:56 -0500

Paulo Guimaraes <guimaraes at moore dot sc dot edu> reports:
> There is a small bug with reported variable names in xtpoisson.
> When the lag operator is used the command does not report the variable 
> name but instead it reports the name of a temporary variable.
> To replicate do:
> 
> webuse ships
> bys ship: gen time=_n
> xtset ship time
> xtpoisson accident l.service

Those who use -xtpoisson- with time series operators will observe this bug.
Results are correct, however, the labelling of output is not.  This will be
fixed in a future ado-file update.

--Jean Marie
jlinhart@stata.com
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