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Re: st: RE: AW: RE: RE: RE: hetprob - first Stata version


From   uatz@mail.uni-mannheim.de
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: AW: RE: RE: RE: hetprob - first Stata version
Date   Sun, 6 Jun 2010 23:53:16 +0200

Thanks for the research...old manuals is a good tip.


Am 06.06.2010 um 18:57 schrieb Nick Cox:

> Not so, as far as I can recall. In older versions of Stata that I can
> remember, -help- on what's new was restricted to what's new in each
> version. 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> Martin Weiss
> 
> The -whatsnew- only go back to -whatsnew6-, which records fixes during
> the
> lifetime of Stata 6. The new features for release 6 must have been in
> something like -help whatsnew5to6-, which I cannot access from my
> Stata...
> 
> Nick Cox
> 
> -hetprob- was introduced as an official Stata command in Stata 6. (Old
> manuals, is an answer to the last question.) 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> Martin Weiss
> 
> So apparently there was a version on ssc, still accessible at -ssc d
> hetprob-. If you have Stata -ssc type hetprob.ado-, you will see that it
> sets -version- to 5.0, and gives a release date of "07mar1997", which
> would
> indicate that it first appeared under 5.0, as in
> http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/history.html.
> 
> Martin Weiss
> 
> You can always -which- the thing to see the version, in this case -*!
> version 3.13.7  09jun2009-. Or -hsearch- for it, and see which
> -whatsnew-s
> come up. It is mentioned that there were fixes to it in Stata 8, and
> whatsnews 6-7 do not show any entries for it. So it is "quite old", as
> my
> guess. Why does its age matter, btw?
> 
> uatz@mail.uni-mannheim.de
> 
> Does anyone know which version of Stata introduced the command
> -hetprob-?
> (Or where to look for the answer.)
> 
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