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Re: Plugins again.

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Plugins again.
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 18:36:22 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> I was thinking about implementing the GET TRANSLATE command (or adding
> the TRANSLATE option to GET), so that  one could import gnumeric files
> like this:
> GET TRANSLATE  FILE='Book1.gnumeric'
>          /TYPE=GNUMERIC.
> Parsing gnumeric files would need libxml2 and libz  which aren't
> generally needed by PSPP, so perhaps the plugin option would be
> justified here.

Sounds reasonable.  Is this an argument to have plugins for
"translators" or for something more general?
Ben Pfaff 
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