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Re: st: getting user-written commands presented at Stata user meetings?


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: getting user-written commands presented at Stata user meetings?
Date   Fri, 14 Jun 2013 08:34:07 +0100

In addition, the affiliation of the author was made clear at

http://www.stata.com/meeting/uk12/abstracts/#dorn

This page like many others omits email addresses for the usual reasons.
Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 13 June 2013 19:14, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> Users' meetings are run locally and by many standards quite informally.
>
> The programme of each meeting is a series of talks given by Stata
> users and (often) StataCorp staff.
>
> Two linked patterns have been common for presented material:
>
> 1. Posting slides and sometimes software on www.stata.com
>
> 2. Equivalent posting on REPEC, usually organised by Kit Baum.
>
> I've never heard of any meeting insisting that code must be published.
> That would not be appropriate for many talks.
>
> In this case I was one of the organisers and can affirm that general
> arrangement.
> Nick
> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>
>
> On 13 June 2013 16:32, Ariel Linden, DrPH <ariel.linden@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I happened to come across this presentation that was given at the UK Stata
>> user meeting.
>>
>> www.timberlake.co.uk/common/pdf/stata-uk-12-ugm/uk12_dorn.pdf
>>
>> Interestingly enough, I cannot find the actual command -pscore2- that this
>> presentation describes (nor can I find the contact information for the
>> author). My questions are both general and specific:
>>
>> (1) General: is there an expectation that a command presented at a Stata
>> users meeting would be made available to the public? Similarly, why would
>> there be no contact information for the author? That is, unless they do not
>> want to be contacted.
>>
>> (2) Specific: How do I actually get hold of -pscore2-? I went through the
>> usual channels in Stata (findit) as well as a google search...
>>
>> It seems rather odd to me...
>>
>> Ariel
>>
>>
>>
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