EMBOSS: Project Meeting (Fri 23rd July 2004)


RFCGR/HGMP: Alan Bleasby, Jon Ison, Gary Williams,
EBI: Peter Rice,


1. Minutes of the last meeting

Minutes of the meeting of 9th July 2004 are here

2. Software Development

2.1 Domainatrix

Jon has modified ajMatrixRead to work with string labels rather than only single characters, for structure matrices needed by domainatrix.

3. Documentation & Training

3.1 Sourceforge website

Damian described the new page hierarchy. The top page links to sublabels, which in turn link to new pages. The top menu should appear on all pages.

Some missing application pages need to be added.

EMBASSY programs need a symlink from the "apps" directory so that Jemboss can look up the documentation in the expected location.


Jon reoprted that Waqas has an EMBOSS (domainatrix) poster at an upcoming ligand conference.

4. Administration

4.1 ISMB

Alan will take two laptops to Glasgow.

4.2 User survey

Jon has extended the list of target users.

5. User queries and answers

Gary's current list reviewed. Most new issues were already answered.

6. AOB

7. Date Of Next Meeting

Next meeting (after ISMB) at 9.30 on August 20, 2004,