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st: Re: Rounding problem in graph


From   Friedrich Huebler <huebler@rocketmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: Rounding problem in graph
Date   Fri, 12 Sep 2003 09:06:53 -0700 (PDT)

--- Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> A further small refinement is make each -summarize- 
> -summarize, meanonly-. -meanonly- is not 
> a good name, as other things are calculated. 
> 
> The -meanonly- has two tiny but definite 
> advantages for problems like these: 
> 
> 1. Faster calculation. 
> 2. Suppression of output. 

Thanks for pointing this out. My complete do-file (not the part that
I sent to the list) loops over a few dozen countries and -summarize,
meanonly- is indeed better than -summarize- alone, for the reasons
that you mentioned.

Friedrich Huebler

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