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2010-07-22 Thursday Meeting

Attending: Brian, Chris, Colin, Will, Andrew, Jason, Melissa, Carlos, Donald


  • Attending: Attending: Brian, Chris, Colin, Will, Andrew, Jason, Melissa, Carlos, Donald

Remember: Agenda must be complete (with estimated times) on the day before the meeting. Any additions after that must go at the bottom (AOCB)

  1. Accepting minutes from last meeting

  2. Matters arising and remaining release tasks (<10 mins)

    • Task carried forward - look at 4.2+ document
    • Web Videos: Ola will do them tomorrow
    • CLI Videos: Josh is working on them now
    • Deploying to KIT: Ola has been in contact and is waiting on the KIT team
    • OME-TIFF samples
  3. Items

    • Priorities on the 4.2+ document
    • KIT servers
  4. Email and Forum Review - checked at (5 mins)

    • Email -
    • Forums -
    • QA -
  5. AOCB (<5 mins)


  1. Accepting Minutes: Accepted
  2. Matters Arising:
    • 4.2+ Docs: In Progress
    • Web Videos: In Progress
    • CLI Videos: Done, going to be resized
    • Deploying to Kit: In Progress
    • OME-TIFF: Mostly Done, Multi-Parts in Progress
  3. Items
    • Priorities for 4.2+
      • Last release was pretty good!
      • Going forward we will try to have non-overlapping groups
      • Vacadtions coming, will need to keep this in mind!
    • KIT Server
      • Urban is keen to support
      • Interested in HCS or data intensive applications
      • Has LOTS of space (Petabyte)
      • We are forming more collaborations, which takes time/resources
      • Where do we put all this data? Urban seems to be a good fit!
      • We now have shell access there and they've been very responsive
      • Will be joining us on Tuesday for a meeting
      • They are also involved with Harvester EMBL & YACY - something to look at
      • He's interested in the idea of linking geneids in OMERO to these tools
      • Will setting up virtual machines be problematic? Collisions/OS issues?
      • How quickly can they deploy the VMs?
      • Is transferring our data to them going to be painful?
      • Might be nice to upload versions of mage/warlock to KIT
    • ASCB
      • Jason working on papers right now, after that its time for bio-formats paper!
    • EMails/Forums
      • 6/7 QA Tickets: Melissa has addressed most of the BF related ones
    • Guys downstairs are getting ready for Nightshade upgrade
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