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Re: dictionary.c

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: dictionary.c
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 18:51:30 -0700
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> I do have one question however:  What is the rationale behind this: 
>  if (get_algorithm () == ENHANCED)
>      var_clear_short_name (v);
> ?? Does spss not remove the old short names after a variable has been
> deleted?

That's in the variable renaming code and, no, when I tested SPSS,
renaming a variable did not change its short name.  It's stupid,
hence bug-for-bug compatibility in compatibility mode, smarter
behavior in enhanced mode.
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 La biblioth`eque, j'y voyais un temple."
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