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Re: st: Views = pass by reference?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Views = pass by reference?
Date   Fri, 12 Sep 2008 07:21:00 +0100 (BST)

--- Ashim Kapoor <ashimkapoor@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a small question. Are views in Mata something like a pass by
> reference in C++? Is that the reason why they work faster?

I don't know C++ but st_view is discussed in detail here:

Gould, William (2005), Mata matters: Using views onto the data, The
Stata Journal, 5(4): 567--573.
http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=pr0019

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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