EMBOSS: Project Meeting (Fri 30th May 2003)
Alan Bleasby, Damian Counsell, Jon Ison, Hugh Morgan, Tim Carver
Peter Rice, Martin Senger, Tom Oinn, Adam Lowe
Minutes of the last meeting
Minutes of the meeting of 16th May 2003 are here
1. Outstanding action points
From previous meetings:
ACD docs need updating (action PMR, 2003-02-21)
MEME documentation is required (action AJB, 2003-02-21)
Look into binary downloads for MAC OS 10 (AL, 2003-03-07)
Research automatic conversion of html to docbook (Adam can provide a script to help with the reformatting) (TJS, 2003-03-07)
Provide GW with text thanking providers of emboss machines for their support (AJB, 2003-03-21)
Provide documentation for propehcy (AJB, 2003-03-21)
Approach Malcolm Herbert about RedHat Linux distribution for bioinformatics. (DC, 2003-03-21)
Test domainatrix test data (JCI, 2003-05-16)
Prepare extra talks for EMBOSS Programming Course (JCI, 2003-05-16)
2. Progress on action points
The following action points are postponed until further notice
Prepare training course / demo on "Documentation of EMBOSS Software" (the use of XML Mind etc) (DC & TJS, 2003-03-07)
Preliminary look into industry funding for EMBOSS (JCI, 2003-03-21)
3. Software Development
Alan reported that he had modified configure.in for Java compilation. SIB now have a working copy of JEMBOSS.
4. Documentation & Training
Damian reported that O'reilly, John Hopkins, Addison Wesley and Wiley have all expressed an interest in the EMBOSS books. Publishing arrangements were discussed.
6. Thomas Laurent - talk on "EMBOSS in SRS Prisma"
Tom Oinn gave a presentation on workflow.
8. Date Of Next Meeting
Next meeting to be held at 9.30 on June 13 2003, Loft Room 2