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


From   rdmacleod@mta.ca
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: invalid name problem when coding my own ml problem
Date   Mon, 27 Jul 2009 13:26:52 -0300

That was the problem. It's hard not to feel silly when it was something that
simple. Thank you very much.

Ryan



Quoting Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>:

>
> --- 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
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> Germany
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> http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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