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2016-08-02 Tuesday Team Meeting

Dundee: Kenny, Dominik, Mark C, Jean-Marie, Simon, Helen, June, Ola, Will Remote: Sebastien B, Andreas, Colin, Eleanor, Melissa, Wilma, David, Liza, Chris

Agenda - 2:00pm Start

  1. Accepting minutes from last meeting

  2. Project Timelines (2-3 minutes each)

    1. Spaces - 14:01 UK

      1. Bio-Formats/OME Files (Sebastien)
        • released C++ OME-Files 0.2.0 yesterday
          • consuming 2016-06 model
          • next to consume all OME-TIFF flavors
          • Jean-Marie: added to web stats table, what more to record downloads / usage?
            • Sebastien: should be able to get much downloads information when awstats resurrected
            • Sebastien: C++ code doesn't contact registry or do upgrade check
        • freezing Bio-Formats code, RC1 tagging at end of week
          • if you want a PR in, open it today!
          • next to work on docs
      2. Metadata
        • Eleanor: finished rearranging map annotations, moving more information into them and tidying up
        • Eleanor: managed to get an urgent dataset into production, now waiting on DOI; more datasets to do, with publication dates coming
          • will add social media cards for new IDR content
        • Simon: working on IDR hardware, storage upgrade; may return to bulk annotations
      3. OMERO 5.3.0 (Jean-Marie)
        • OMERO 5.2.5 released, secvuln fix rebased to 5.3.0
          • Sebastien: do not reveal in public PR review details of actual exploit
        • plenty of work on lookup table code
        • fixing bugs in script system / repo
      4. Outreach
        • Jean-Marie: Balaji prepared a couple of videos (Fiji, R, etc.); will provide links to Helen
        • Jean-Marie: Jason reports good feedback for videos posted from users' meeting presentations / workshops
    2. Other releases/upgrades - 14:11 UK

      1. Figure
        • Will: preparing for tomorrow's workshop (10:30)
        • Jean-Marie: record via Zoom?
          • Will: sure, if somebody could set up; may not be the most slick viewing experience
      2. ImageJ
        • Jean-Marie: Balaji prepared video, see above
          • macro workflow still needs some improvement
      3. Learning
        • Kenny: needs secvuln upgrade?
          • Ola: no, no private data
      4. Sysadmin (Kenny)
        • Simon working on OpenStack
        • improved contact with SLS-IT, regular meetings planned
        • Ola: okay to have OpenStack help with OMERO [learning] upgrades, etc.?
          • Kenny: not yet confident enough with OpenStack for production
      5. Website redevelopment/redesign (Liza)
        • needs Jekyll build, dev environment help from Sebastien
          • for initial versions will be more wireframed than real production
        • have been asking Helen re. content and using Trello to ping with questions
      6. Smuggler (Montpellier)
    3. Glencoe Update (Chris) - 14:17 UK

      • reasonable short-term solution for OMERO scripts, web, notifications, will open PR and get feedback
        • issues re. clients handling notifications and service failures
        • Jean-Marie: for notifications, need to improve exception granularity?
          • Chris: more an infrastructure (incl. UX) issue with handling catastrophic failures, clients become wholly unusable
        • Ola: main issue is status is asynchronous jobs?
          • Chris: yes
          • Ola: issue on forum with dying web session
          • Chris: more the reverse: OOMs on scripts, server restarts, etc.: problems with the actual jobs
      • also busy with secvuln work
  3. AOB (5 mins max - technical discussions should be highlighted to relevant people and rescheduled) - 14:21 UK

    • Jean-Marie: now Kelli has moved on, suggested social media content should go to Helen / on to social media Trello board
      • Helen: content submissions much appreciated
      • Jean-Marie: social media meetings back to 10:00 UK?
        • Helen: yes

Done 14:23 UK

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