Debian enquiry about data files in munsell
I've been (sort of) deputized by the Debian Med team, who are trying to
get munsell into Debian as r-cran-munsell. But they have hit a bit of a
hitch. The FTPmasters, who are Debian's gatekeepers, are wondering about
the data files in munsell.
You ship the file R/sysdata.rda which can be created from the text file
inst/raw/real.dat using inst/raw/getmunsellmap.R.
So, Debian wants to know where this data table inst/raw/real.dat comes
from, how it was created, and what the preferred way to modify it is.
There are a couple of issues here. First, I think it is simply a question
of what the license for inst/raw/real.dat is. Secondly, Debian policy says
that source files should be shipped in the preferred form for
But if necessary Charles or one of the other Debian Med people can