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Re: Should I use PSPP or R?

From: Dr Eberhard Lisse
Subject: Re: Should I use PSPP or R?
Date: Tue, 08 May 2007 00:15:23 +0100
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SPSS compatibility of course.

So you can run your legacy programs, legally :-)-O.

I personally would like to have something like RPSS, ie an R module that
can not only read SPSS tables, but also SPSS programs, but I don't see
it coming just now, but, of course, you are most welcome to write it :-)-O


on 5/7/07 11:45 PM Thomas Levine said the following:

> It seems like the only real free statistics packages are PSPP and R, but
> I'm having trouble understanding why people want to create a whole new
> system even though R already exists.  Aside from SPSS compatibility,
> what advantages does PSPP have over R?

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