[ESS] iESS[Stata] quirks

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Oct 15 19:55:54 CEST 2008

Neil Shephard wrote:
>> 2) similar problems occur when there are embedded comments.  Since
>> ESS recognizes comments, this might be handled easier, but it still needs to
>> be handled.
> Doesn't Stata just throw up an error about comments being unrecognized
> commands and then move onto the next line?
> Neil
Hi Neil:

That's right.  But, it was a little confusing at first.  I kept trying to
figure pit what was wrong with the syntax of the comment.  So, I was 
that if 1) is going to be fixed, then 2) would be a nice-to-have and 
maybe even
easier than 1).

Rodney Sparapani      Center for Patient Care & Outcomes Research (PCOR)
Sr. Biostatistician              http://www.mcw.edu/pcor
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