[Rd] An SPSS save file for testing

Douglas Bates bates@stat.wisc.edu
14 Dec 2000 09:55:55 -0600

Douglas Bates <bates@cs.wisc.edu> writes:

> Saikat DebRoy is working on a revised "foreign" package (currently in
> the src/contrib/Devel area on CRAN) that will include the ability to
> read the SPSS save format.  Since we don't use SPSS we don't have easy
> access to a sample data set and have been using PSPP (see
> http://pspp.stat.wisc.edu/) to generate test data.  It would be more
> realistic to have a small, redistributable SPSS saved dataset if
> someone would be willing to contribute same.

Thanks to all those who volunteered to provide us with test data.  We
now have enough data sets for the tests.  The new foreign library has
been uploaded to CRAN.  If you use
 R CMD check foreign
it will run the specific tests in the test directory and check that it
can read the different formats.

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