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Re: st: command "merge" can't be used in some Stata version, why?


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: command "merge" can't be used in some Stata version, why?
Date   Thu, 3 Nov 2011 19:34:24 +0000

Correct. I was sloppy. I meant "official". Thanks for the correction.

Nick

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 6:20 PM, David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net> wrote:
> At 04:50 AM 11/2/2011, Nick Cox wrote:
>>
>> -merge- has been a built-in command in Stata for several versions.
>> [...]
>
> To be precise, -merge-  became an ado file at some point -- serving as an
> interface to the built-in command, which was renamed to -_merge-.
>
> But either way, it's been around a long time. Perhaps the original poster
> has a corrupted or absent merge.ado.
>

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