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Re: Is tabular data in binary format acceptable for Debian ?

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Andreas Tille <andreas@an3as.eu> wrote:
>> Adding HOWTOs
>> to README.Source is IMHO not worth the overhead it produces on the
>> maintainer's side. Every R user knows (well, should know) how to deal
>> with those files.
> Yes, but you can not assume that ftpmaster is an R *user* nor is
> README.Source a document which is targeting at an end user.

Exactly. Someone who is not an R user may want to get the data. It is
relevant to have a "how to extract this data in case you need it"
section in README.Debian or README.Source.


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