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Re: st: RE: My Stata wishlist

From   Ron�n Conroy <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: RE: My Stata wishlist
Date   Tue, 4 Apr 2006 18:49:51 +0100

On 3 Aib 2006, at 11:53, Nick Cox wrote:

The word is that syntax highlighting is not going to happen. It
conflicts with the idea(l) of -doedit- as a minimal editor and
arguably the people who want it most are already using serious
editors. (Don't shoot the messenger on this one!)
I disagree (not with Nick, of course, but with the point of view). There are probably a lot of Stata users out there who rely on Stata's own editor. It doesn't bloat an editor to make it do syntax colouring. And colouring would help the people who most need it - beginners who are getting to grips with writing Stata code.

Ron�n Conroy
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