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Re: st: Referring to a varname, leading to errors
Date sent: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 09:43:19 +0000
Subject: Re: st: Referring to a varname, leading to errors
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> > > Do you want what Glen wants? Not disallowing all
> > > variable name abbreviations, which I guess will
> > > never happen, but being able to set this for yourself
> > > to avoid what Glen describes.
I think a user setting for no variable abbreviations would be useful.
I don't use variable abbreviations myself, so in my case I would
probably make this the default setting in my profile.do. I doubt it
would catch me out very often, but that's still better than
undetected use and associated undetected mistakes.
Prof. Mark E. Schaffer
Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation
Department of Economics
School of Management & Languages
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS UK
44-131-451-3485 CERT administrator
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