Re: Dictionary data source
On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 12:21:30PM +0200, Michal Čihař wrote:
> I would like to get English-Czech dictionary for StarDict into Debian
> . However I came to a bit questionable topic which I would like to
> resolve: What should be in source package? Some information:
> - Data is under GNU FDL with non variant sections, so it must go to
> - Original source of the dictionary is on-line available at .
> - I build package from StarDict data .
> - Current source data are each day automatically converted from CSV
> from  using script linked on .
> Is okay to have StarDict data in source package or should I include CSV
> in source package and do the conversion during build process?
If the package is in non-free anyway, there is no requirement that anything
in the source package consist of a reusable source form. So please use your
best judgement here, as to whether including that source will be important
to you as the maintainer or to users wishing to modify/reuse the package.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.