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Re: st: Problems with the version control

From   Nick Cox <>
To   "" <>
Subject   Re: st: Problems with the version control
Date   Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:32:02 +0100

Because -version- is not a time machine. -version- sets the clock back
in terms of behaviour that you might have good reason for wanting, and
StataCorp agrees with you; it doesn't reverse bug fixes or what
StataCorp regards as improvements.

The help at -version- tells you exactly what -version- does, and the
executive summary is

(a) exactly what it says there, and no more
(b) so, less than you might think

There is a fuller story at

The question in that FAQ is not your question, but that is a more
discursive account which might be helpful.

Otherwise put, if you want exactly what 9.2 did, using Stata 9.2 is
the only way to guarantee that.


On 12 April 2013 11:19, Kamira Sanchez Nicosia
<> wrote:

> I'm using Stata 11 and even if I set the version 9.2 the standard errors with areg and xtreg are computed as using version 10 or greater. Does anyone know why?
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