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Re: st: RE: Functions in Stata


From   "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Functions in Stata
Date   Fri, 8 Aug 2008 20:44:53 -0400

Many thanks to everyone who responded!

I will proceed with my program assuming that it is impossible for a
user rclass, eclass or sclass program to save a result of type
"function", but only macro, scalar or matrix.

Best regards,
   Sergiy Radyakin



On 8/8/08, Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@nd.edu> wrote:
> At 12:30 PM 8/8/2008, Nick Cox wrote:
> > This was the exchange Sergiy refers to.
> >
> > I don't think that users can produce beasts like e(sample). My guess is
> > that StataCorp are using unpublicised hooks to do that.
> >
> > Nick
> >
>
> What other functions are there beside e(sample)?  I always got the
> impression that e(sample) was really more like a hidden variable than a
> function, i.e. the variable is coded 1 if the case was in the estimation
> sample and 0 otherwise.
>
> Bill Gould discussed this in
>
> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2003-11/msg00144.html
>
>
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