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Re: Merging PSPP and GRETL?‎

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Merging PSPP and GRETL?‎
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 08:59:41 -0700
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Andreas Karlsson <address@hidden> writes:

> Wouldn’t it be a good idea to merge PSPP and GRETL? 

I don't think so.  They have different goals.  PSPP is a clone of
SPSS; GRETL is a new language entirely.  I doubt the SPSS
workflow would easily admit merging with another language.

> It would probably not be too hard, considering that both are
> GNU GPL and programmed in C.

That statement is absurd.  A common license and a common language
do not make programs easy to merge.
Ben Pfaff

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