Special NAUG - 2007-Feb-14

Progress/Status

Status

  • Release Notes
    • Release Notes link
    • New Interface Features:
      • taskname.last files now contain a one line task invocation call (for scripting)
      • default (TTFKAR) task to set a task's parameters to the default values
      • casapy --nolog startup option to send all logging to the command terminal
        • use casalogger() to call up the GUI logger if needed.
    • News
      • Shannon Jaeger in town (x-y plotting facilities)
      • locate
      • numpy use has improved the memory utilization (avoids the Python memory leak)
      • Testing daily in CV!
      • Heuristics test
  • Test
    • Test page updated
    • Regression page coming (18 scripts;13 done+2 tool-based)
    • Issues
      • Mosaic scaling

  • Issues list (below) - Mark prioritizing
  • Documentation:
    • Cookbook: (Mark and Gustaaf for Test)
    • In-line help (Ed)
      • We talked about providing checkin access to the repository but this doesn't really solve the issue. Instead we propose the following: Any NAUG member can get the task file and do the following:
cp /home/ballista/casa/daily/code/xmlcasa/scripts/taskname.py .
vi/emacs it to alter the help
casapy
CASA <1>: from taskname import *    # This will allow you to do view changes to the help
help taskname                       # Will show the new help

CASA 2007 Calendar

  • Steve Myers is here until the end of February.
  • Crystal Brogan is here until Feb 9; Rob Reid is here until Feb 16.
  • ALMA TST5 Pre-testing starts Feb 12
  • Shannon Jaeger (U Calgary) will be here the week of the 12th to work on plotxy issues

User Support - current week

    • Gustaaf:
      • - seg fault if give bad field in plotxy
      • - fluxscale information Open issue of logging output not easy to filter.
      • - fluxscale should set the flux in the SU table
      • - clarification of flagxy diskwrite parameter
      • - Need unset flags in flagxy
      • - want to expend scope of flags
    • Mark
      • - need time averaging in plotxy/flagxy
      • - asap/matplotlib issues
    • Ed:
      • - fluxscale/accum bug(still in progress)
      • - can't protect names of tasks Python-baby!
      • - ft needs more selection facilities (spectral window)
      • - logger performanceStarts a new file for each session.
      • - clarification on antenna based flagging
      • - log mouse copying (not precise enough)
      • - exportuvfits improvements
    • David:
      • - importvla bandname issue
      • - importvla needs source specification
      • - flagdata - fieldid not working
      • - memory issues for modest data sets (6.2 GB)
    • Debra:
      • plotxy/flagging report
      • ASAP interface

  • data selection -
    • Need to modify min match to wild carding
    • replace msselect parameter
    • fieldid/field to field which handles both

New functionality

-- JosephMcMullin - 26 Jan 2007 * flag_casapy.html: flag_casapy.html

* flag_casapy.html: flag_casapy.html

-- JosephMcMullin - 08 Feb 2007

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