EMBOSS: Project Meeting (Fri 14th May 2004)
1. Minutes of the last meeting
Minutes of the meeting of 30th April 2004 are
2. Software Development
2.1 Code cleanup
Peter is continuing the source code cleanup. Jon has merged
the updates with his domainatrix and library code edits that are not
yet committed. A few bug fixes and additions were needed. Jon
is also cleaning up the ACD files for domainatrix and adding missing
Hugh is updating the event handling model for the new graphics
(grout opengl). The java3d graphics is now deprecated.
Tim will be working on Artemis when he moves to Sanger.
3. Documentation & Training
EMBOSS will be well represented in Glasgow. Peter, Alan, Lisa, Jon, Damian and
HUgh plan to attend.
The EMBOSS and Jemboss demos will be on Sunday August 1st, followed by
Taverna on 4th.
Alan will prepare an EMBOSS poster. Jon will prepare a
poster on domain alignments.
Peter will give an EMBOSS talk at the BOSC conference before ISMB.
3.2 Sourceforge website
Damian has installed the HGMP web pages on Sourceforge. A
document template is available on Damian's home page for testing by
Peter and Gary.
4.1 Apple biocluster
Apple have announced a biocluster with 3 CPUs running EMBOSS and other
software for about £20k.
5. User queries and answers
Gary's current list reviewed. Most new issues were already answered.
Martin is preparing an OMG standard document on the "Life
Science Analysis Engine" (LSAE) to be based on SoapLab with
extensions, including an ability to chunk data and support for
programs starting with partial data and reading the remainder during execution.
7. Date Of Next Meeting
Next meeting at 9.30 on June 11, 2004,