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re: -varabbrev- setting [was: st: re: question about "testparm"]

From   Kit Baum <>
Subject   re: -varabbrev- setting [was: st: re: question about "testparm"]
Date   Sun, 1 Feb 2009 16:26:32 -0500

To answer Martin,

a) Michael's mention of tab-completion being a common *nix feature may explain why it works on Mac OS X (which I believe he also is using) but may not work on Windows.

b) It is an Americanism to say 'your mileage may vary', as a European would more sensibly* talk about litres/kilometre than miles/gallon. But there it is.


* It is readily seen that the relationship between price and mpg is not nearly as linear (and the linear fit not nearly as good) as that between price and 1/mpg.

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin
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