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Re: AW: st: ssc install usespss


From   Mike Wazowski <mike.wazowski@ymail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: AW: st: ssc install usespss
Date   Sun, 23 Aug 2009 19:11:32 -0700 (PDT)

i'd rather be "disappointed" than be told what is appropriate or not to download, it happened before with another package i tried to use :)

i never tried it but i doubt that, for example, stata 8 checks for program version when downloading a "version 10" program from ssc.

mike




--- On Sun, 8/23/09, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:

> From: Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
> Subject: AW: st: ssc install usespss
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Date: Sunday, August 23, 2009, 9:38 AM
> 
> <>
> 
> " ssc should not decide for me whether the download i want
> makes sense in a 64 bit context"
> 
> 
> Why is that, Mike? It wants to prevent disappointment
> because it senses that you won`t be able to use the plugin
> on this particular machine. Your argument with the manual
> movement does not wash, either, because this way the files
> will not be properly recognized as -ssc- files and not be
> updated via -adoupdate-. So it is much better to install
> them from the 32 bit system via -ssc install-
> 
> 
> HTH
> Martin
> 
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]
> Im Auftrag von Mike Wazowski
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 23. August 2009 06:51
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: Re: st: ssc install usespss
> 
> yes i do work on a 64 bit vista but it still should let me
> download, what if i want to move usespss files later
> manually to a 32 bit system?  ssc should not decide for
> me whether the download i want makes sense in a 64 bit
> context :)
> 
> mike
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --- On Sun, 8/23/09, Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: st: ssc install usespss
> > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > Date: Sunday, August 23, 2009, 12:58 AM
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Current version of -USESPSS- will only work with
> > Stata-32bit for MSWindows.
> > 
> > Mike probably has Stata-64bit
> > 
> > Stata could be more informative and respond with
> something
> > like: "some
> > files are not installed because they are intended for
> a
> > different
> > operating system/Stata version" instead of "nothing
> to
> > install" which
> > leaves a lot of ambiguity as to whose fault is that?
> > Stata's? user's?
> > SSC's?
> > 
> > Best wishes,
> >    Sergiy Radyakin
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 10:01 AM, JOHN ANTONAKIS<john.antonakis@unil.ch>
> > wrote:
> > > Alternatively, did you try
> > >
> > > -findit usespss-
> > >
> > > I have tried both with findit and ssc install and
> both
> > work. There must be
> > > problem with your installation--does this problem
> also
> > appear when you try
> > > to install other ssc ado's?
> > >
> > > HTH,
> > > J.
> > >
> > >
> ____________________________________________________
> > >
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> ____________________________________________________
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 22.08.2009 15:53, Mike Wazowski wrote:
> > >> i am on vista, this is really weird.
> > >>
> > >> mike
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> --- On Sat, 8/22/09, Tirthankar Chakravarty
> > >> <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> From: Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
> > >>> Subject: Re: st: ssc install usespss
> > >>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > >>> Date: Saturday, August 22, 2009, 9:07 AM
> > >>> <>
> > >>> Are you Mac or Linux?
> > >>>
> > >>> On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 10:06 AM,
> Tirthankar
> > >>> Chakravarty<tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
> > >>> wrote:
> > >>>> <>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> . di "`c(current_time)'
> > `c(current_date)'"
> > >>>> 10:05:35 22 Aug 2009
> > >>>>
> > >>>> . net describe usespss, from(http://fmwww.bc.edu/RePEc/bocode/u)
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> >
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >>>> package usespss from http://fmwww.bc.edu/RePEc/bocode/u
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> >
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >>>> TITLE
> > >>>>      'USESPSS': module
> to import SPSS
> > (*.sav) data
> > >>> (Windows only)
> > >>>> DESCRIPTION/AUTHOR(S)
> > >>>>
> > >>>>      USESPSS loads an
> SPSS-format
> > (*.sav) dataset
> > >>> into memory. It
> > >>>>      supports
> compressed and
> > non-compressed SPSS
> > >>> files from Windows
> > >>>>      and UNIX/Mac
> platforms. It
> > preserves the
> > >>> variable and value
> > >>>>      labels, long
> variable names,
> > extended missing
> > >>> values, and
> > >>>>      provides
> optimization of variable
> > types.
> > >>> USESPSS is implemented
> > >>>>      as a plugin for
> 32-bit Stata for
> > Windows and
> > >>> is comparable in
> > >>>>      speed with
> commercially available
> > conversion
> > >>> software.
> > >>>>      KW: SPSS
> > >>>>      KW: sav
> > >>>>      KW: data
> transfer
> > >>>>
> > >>>>      Requires: Stata
> version 8 for
> > Windows
> > >>>>
> > >>>>     
> Distribution-Date: 20080804
> > >>>>
> > >>>>      Author: Sergiy
> Radyakin,
> > Development Economics
> > >>> Research Group, World Bank
> > >>>>      Support: email sradyakin@worldbank.org
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> INSTALLATION FILES   
>             
> >       >>   
>   (type net install
> > >>>> usespss)
> > >>>>      usespss.ado
> > >>>>      usespss.hlp
> > >>>>      usespss.dlg
> > >>>>      ../d/desspss.ado
> > >>>>     
> ../_/_usespss.ado
> > >>>>     
> ../_/_desspss.ado
> > >>>>      usespss.plu
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> >
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 5:15 AM,
> Mike
> > Wazowski<mike.wazowski@ymail.com>
> > >>> wrote:
> > >>>>> weird, i typed:
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>  . net describe usespss,
> from(http://fmwww.bc.edu/RePEc/bocode/u)
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> and got
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> package usespss from http://fmwww.bc.edu/RePEc/bocode/u
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> ....
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> INSTALLATION AND ANCILLARY FILES
> > >>>>>      (none)
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> mike
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> --- On Sat, 8/22/09, Tirthankar
> > Chakravarty
> > >>>>> <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
> > >>> wrote:
> > >>>>>> From: Tirthankar Chakravarty
> > <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
> > >>>>>> Subject: Re: st: ssc install
> > usespss
> > >>>>>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > >>>>>> Date: Saturday, August 22,
> 2009,
> > 12:37 AM
> > >>>>>> Just tried it. Seems to
> work.
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> T
> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 12:57
> AM,
> > Mike
> > >>> Wazowski<mike.wazowski@ymail.com>
> > >>>>>> wrote:
> > >>>>>>> .. ssc install usespss
> > >>>>>>> nothing to install
> > >>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>> while the files sit on
> > >>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>> http://ideas.repec.org/c/boc/bocode/s456957.html
> > >>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>> ???
> > >>>>>>>
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> > >>>>>>
> > >>>>>> --
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> recursive
> > class κ of
> > >>> formulae there
> > >>>>>> correspond
> > >>>>>> recursive class signs r, such
> that
> > neither v
> > >>> Gen r nor
> > >>>>>> Neg(v Gen r)
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> > >>> there correspond
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> > >>> Neg(v Gen r)
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