EMBOSS: Project Meeting (Fri 3rd October 2003)
ACD docs need updating (action PMR, 2003-02-21)
Done: ACD syntax documentation is now automatically built from a template checked into CVS and any errors or omissions are flagged.
Look at converting Phylip documentation to EMBOSS (action GW,
Done: Gary has checked the requirements. This is not needed until a stable phylip 3.6 version is converted into an embassy package.
Peter plans ACD updates.
Alan has tested 64-bit configurations for Alpha, AIX, Linux and Solaris. SGI is next to be tried. AIX had some strange header files. Two flags are provides. "--enable-large" for files over 2Gb and "--enable-64" for 64-bit compilation (a side effect is to make ajlong data 64 bits).
Peter reported on the BioMoby steering committee meeting he attended in Banff last week. EMBOSS is well represented (through Martin Senger) in contributions to BioMoby web services. Bill Crosby (Saskatchewan) recalled attanding an EMBOSS meeting in the early days.
Next meeting to be held at 9.30 on October 17th 2003, Pompeiian Room, Hinxton Hall