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Re: st: invalid name problem when coding my own ml problem


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: invalid name problem when coding my own ml problem
Date   Mon, 27 Jul 2009 14:42:31 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Mon, 27/7/09, rdmacleod@mta.ca wrote:
> I'm writing my own maximum likelihood program to run in
> stata 10 for windows and whenever I run -ml check- on
> the code it returns " ' invalid name" after parsing the
> first line of the actual likelihood function. 

In Stata local macros and temprorary variable names are
referred to as `what_ever' rather than 'what_ever', notice
the distinction between "`" and "'".

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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