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RE: st: restricting Stata to behave as Small Stata

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: restricting Stata to behave as Small Stata
Date   Fri, 23 Apr 2010 17:47:19 +0100

That's an interesting claim, although quite unspecific. 

But if the implication is that those user-written commands use more
resources than Small Stata allows, then it's not a criticism of those
commands, except secondarily if the required resources are not
documented or implied. 

Otherwise I have no idea what this implies. On behalf of
user-programmers everywhere, I invite Constantine to make his report


Constantine Daskalakis

It's not as easy as this. Certain user-written commands won't run on 
Small Stata and unless you want to look carefully at their code there's 
no way to tell until you actually try them on a Small Stata. I've had 
the same problem myself.

On 4/23/2010 12:02 AM, Richard Williams wrote:
> At 09:46 PM 4/22/2010, Airey, David C wrote:
>> .
>> How can I hobble Stata 11 to behave as Small Stata? I wanted to know
>> if Small Stata will run all exercises for a class.
> Here are the limits for small Stata:
> "Small Stata is limited to analyzing datasets with a maximum of 99
> variables and 1,200 observations. Small Stata can have at most 99
> right-hand-side variables in a model."
> Also, if you type -help limits- in Stata you will see what the other
> limits are. My guess is that most of these won't affect you unless you
> are doing something weird like giving them programs with super-long

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