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Re: pspp debian 1.0.0-1 package

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: pspp debian 1.0.0-1 package
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:13:20 -0700

Thanks a lot for packaging the 1.0 release.  I uploaded it.

On Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 2:16 PM, Friedrich Beckmann
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> the 1.0.0 debian package is on mentors:
> Could you put it into the debian build queues?
> Cheers
> Friedrich
>> Am 20.08.2017 um 18:31 schrieb Ben Pfaff <address@hidden>:
>> I'm very pleased to announce the release of a new version of GNU PSPP.
>> PSPP is a program for statistical analysis of sampled data.  It is a
>> free replacement for the proprietary program SPSS.
>> PSPP has been in development, as part of the GNU project, since about
>> 1996, although development has sometimes been very slow.  That entire
>> time, the version number has been less than 1.0.  Now I am increasing
>> it to 1.0 for several reasons.  First, I no longer feel that PSPP must
>> be "complete" before it can be 1.0; instead, I think that it only
>> needs to be useful.  Second, the common ways of numbering software
>> releases have drifted over the years, so that many projects now simply
>> increment the major version on each release, or use the year and month
>> of release as the version number.  Third, every time I make a release,
>> RMS asks me when 1.0 is coming ;-)

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