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Re: st: RE: Error in compute probabilities using oprobit


From   Daniel Marcelino <dmsilv@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Error in compute probabilities using oprobit
Date   Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:59:20 -0400

Well, It saves my day. I was almost crazy.

Thanks,

Daniel

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Richard Williams
<richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> wrote:
> At 12:26 PM 8/16/2011, Nick Cox wrote:
>>
>> Not so weird.
>>
>> First, is -norm()- documented as a function in your version of Stata? You
>> should have checked that out first.
>>
>> Second, -norm()- used to be part of Stata, and it's still there under
>> version control.
>>
>> . version 9 : di norm(.6)
>> .72574688
>>
>> . di normal(.6)
>> .72574688
>>
>> There is a slow shift towards more meaningful function names in Stata. If
>> do-files and programs declare a -version-, as programmers are clearly
>> advised, then nothing will be broken.
>>
>> Nick
>
> Also, see -help whatsnew8to9- and search for "The following existing
> functions have been renamed". The renaming actually occurred in version 9
> but the old names continued to work without version control until Stata 10,
> I believe.
>
> I love the way old commands and syntax continue to work under version
> control. However, finding the documentation for outdated commands can be a
> hassle at times. I have every version of Stata from 7 on, partly so I can
> track down the help for now-outdated and undocumented syntax.
>
>
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