1. Minutes of the last meeting
The meeting on 5th September 2011 was cancelled. August 29th was a
public holiday. Minutes of the meeting of 22nd August 2011 are
2. Maintenance etc.
Alan fixed library recognition problem in Ubuntu by the Jemboss
server installation script. Ubuntu have changed the location of
several libraries (e.g. libz & libgd). Also fixed use of libcrypt
in compilation on some platforms when shadow authentication is
Michael has synchronized java.m4 and other configuration changes
across the EMBASSY packages.
3. New developments
3.1 Assembly data
Mahmut had continued work on assembly formats.
Jon reported the idea of refactoring 'topics' in EDAM has been
deemed inappropriate, however EDAM itself has had a clean-up in
Various things at an experimental stage were discussed.
Alan officially released the latest patch file (patch-1-21.gz) and
its associated mEMBOSS release (188.8.131.52).
5. Documentation and Training
6. User queries and answers
An EMBRACE follow-up meeting in Amsterdam concerning both cloud
computing and ontology will take place in November.
8. Date Of Next Meeting
The next EMBOSS meeting will be on Monday 19th September.