Monday Morning Meeting 11/25/19


News / Management
  • Personnel Changes
    • Christy Reynolds has left NRAO
    • Tom Booth has joined CASA at 60% on Verification test team
  • CASA Management Plan update
    • Nearly ready for circulation
    • Adding section on branching/release
    • Intended to provide basic guidance and process, not detailed rules
  • CASA 6?

Science Development

  • Calibration, Flagging, Imaging, Analysis, Simulation
    • Update on 5.7 dev items (from all the devs) : Most on track for feature-completion by the end of Dec. Additional bug-fix tickets mostly only after that. * Release date plans ?
    • lustre bug resolution : Nothing for CASA to do.
    • One dev item (fixvis) is still in the decision-of-what-to-do stage and we'll try to resolve that in the next couple of days.
    • The only major item being dropped is algorithm fixes to wideband mosaicing normalizations.
    • Initial stakeholder tests (Jen/Amanda/Tom) for ALMA are ready and will be used by imaging developers for 3 different ongoing topics.
    • Potential conflict between ALMA and VLASS use cases for a feature requested by the Scientific Computing Group for VLASS. Current plan is to not check it into the system until after the 5.7 release for ALMA.


  • Build/test environment, packaging, tools, branching, etc
  • Import / Export
  • CASA6
  • CNGI
  • casacore
    • 64bit table row numbers

Data Visualization

  • PlotMS, CARTA, anything else with a GUI

Verification Testing

  • Test script development
  • Test execution, Issues

Validation Testing

User Liaison Updates

Single Dish Development

  • Wataru Kawasaki
  • Takeshi Nakazato
    • migrated to casa6 development environment
    • CAS-11835: moved changed in casa5 repository to casa6. issued PR. Done
    • CAS-12713: noticed that tsdimaging is missing in CASA6. discussion ongoing.
  • Renaud Miel
    • Migrating to casa6 development environment
  • Suminori Nishie
    • CAS-12510 Refactor PointingdirectionCalculator _GTest.
      • Finalizing the review comment and the changes.
    • CAS-12721 sdtimeaverage (create New, based on
      • Requirement clarification (beam - > antenna) <OK>
      • python code programming on real-code. <OK>
      • Code comprehension, both task and test <OK>
      • Building casa6 development environment. <In progress>
Topic revision: r9 - 2019-11-25, UrvashiRV
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