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Re: Latest stable release of PSPP for Windows

From: harry . thijssen
Subject: Re: Latest stable release of PSPP for Windows
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 18:07:07 +0000

Hi Charles

> Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:16:09 -0500 (EST)
> From: Charles Partridge

> I have a quick question. I am unsure which release of PSPP I should use
> with MS Windows. There are binaries listed at:
> with a disclaimer that "These are development versions, built from daily
> snapshots." I am comfortable using development versions, I just want to
> know if there is a "latest stable release" that I should be using with
> Windows *instead* of the builds listed on
> (and if so, where to find them).

As far as I know there are no other packages build the last years. So there is not much to choice. The latest stable release is 0.6.2. which is far behind the functionality of the current builds.

It is indeed these are development versions and the newest features are not very much tested before publishing. But as they are quite often build and downloaded about 250 times a day only from my site, there are mirrors, I think you can safely use them too for non critical use. For critical use I would use 1 or 2 versions back. If something is wrong you can always remove the installed package and install an older one. There is nothing in the code blocking this.

BTW the newest versions are published on shortly before on Maybe I will even make a new build tonight which includes the possibility to start a syntax file by a mouse click.

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