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Re: st: RE: RE: Returning a local macro within -simulate- command: Type mismatch error?


From   Rachel <academicgirl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: RE: Returning a local macro within -simulate- command: Type mismatch error?
Date   Thu, 29 May 2008 15:30:26 -0400

The reason is that I may need to reproduce only certain iterations
within the simulation, and each iteration takes about an hour to
complete.

On 5/29/08, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- Rachel <academicgirl@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Also, an issue with the program you suggested below is that it takes
>> c(seed) as an argument, but doesn't return it.  I'd like the
>> simulation to return the value of c(seed) within each iteration.
>>
>> If anyone else has any ideas, please let me know.
>
> The question is: why do you want to know the seed for each itteration?
> I cannot think of any reason why you would want to know that, as you
> can exactly reproduce a simulation run by knowing the initial seed.
>
> -- Maarten
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