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RE: RE: st: A bug in egen and gen?


From   David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: RE: st: A bug in egen and gen?
Date   Fri, 18 Feb 2011 12:09:49 -0500

At 11:41 AM 2/18/2011, you wrote:
Maarten,

Out of curiosity, do you know the maximum difference that the -recast- procedure allows to recast a variable from double to float?

Junlin

If I understand the question correctly, the answer is that recast, without -force-, will not take effect if there is any loss in precision.
--David

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