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st: Re: st: Re: st: Re: st: RE: Calculatin​g the shortest distances between observatio​ns (based on longitude and latitude)


From   Rüdiger Vollmeier <ruediger.vollmeier@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: st: Re: st: Re: st: RE: Calculatin​g the shortest distances between observatio​ns (based on longitude and latitude)
Date   Fri, 3 Feb 2012 12:06:20 +0100

I have just had a look at the .ado and .mata files. Both state that
the program version is Stata 10.1 (see below). Hence, it should be
working... So I am wondering why this problem actually ocurrs(?).

best regards, Ruediger
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program define nearstat, rclass
	version 10.1



2012/2/3 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:
> I can only conclude that the SSC documentation for -nearstat- (SSC) is
> out-of-date and needs to be fixed. That's the author's responsibility.
> So, you cannot use -nearstat- unless an older version is provided to
> you or you upgrade your Stata (not STATA) to 12.
>
> Nick
>
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Rüdiger Vollmeier
> <ruediger.vollmeier@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the insightful replies.
>>
>> Nearstat actually seems to look pretty much like what I ve been
>> looking for. However, it seems that there are some problems with the
>> STATA versions. I am using STATA 11 and it is stated that nearstat can
>> be used by STATA 10 or higher.
>>
>> However, whenever I run nearstat, I get the following error message:
>> (nearstat_calcdist() in lnearstat, compiled by Stata 12.0, is too new
>> to be run by
>> this version of Stata and so was ignored)
>>                 <istmt>:  3499  nearstat_calcdist() not found
>> r(3499);
>>
>> Confusing right? Does anybody know why this happens?
>>
>
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