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Re: st: RE: Local macro & Temp variable with same name?


From   "Danielle H. Ferry" <dferry@nber.org>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Local macro & Temp variable with same name?
Date   Fri, 17 Mar 2006 13:18:03 -0500

Have no intention. It just _sounds_ like a bad idea. But I was curious!

Danielle

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---------- Original Message -----------
From: "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 18:10:48 -0000
Subject: st: RE: Local macro & Temp variable with same name?

> Principle 1: Whatever you say last is true.
> 
> Principle 0: In essence, don't do this!
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
> 
> Danielle H. Ferry
> 
> > Will Stata know the difference between a local macro and a 
> > temporary variable with the same name?

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