CASA Developer's Meeting June 2-5 Calgary


Meeting Notes by BoydWaters

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  2. CalgaryDevelopersMeetingMeetingNotesSaturday
  3. CalgaryDevelopersMeetingMeetingNotesSunday
  4. CalgaryDevelopersMeetingMeetingNotesMonday


This is a brief outline of the topics we should address at the developers' meeting. Dates and times can be rearranged. I suggest lively discussion topics for lunch and dinner!

Brief Introduction - Wes, AM June 2

  1. Players
  2. Setup

Glish/AIPS++ - Python/CASA Migration - Wes/Joe, PM June 2

  1. Current State
  2. Necessary elements needed to release CASA
  3. Defect Tracking
  4. Time table

Programming - Darrell/Wes, AM June 3

  1. Scripting vs Coding vs XML Encoding
  2. Passing exceptions to the scripting language
  3. Generic Plotter
  4. CCM Tools
  5. Experience with converting ALMA Heuristics' group scripts
  6. XML Schemas
    • tools
  7. Switching to Doxygen
  8. Integration with ACS C++/Python
  9. Tools used

Testing - Kumar, PM June 3

  1. Unit
  2. Regression
  3. Assay
    • Migration issues
    • time table

System Issues - Wes/Darrell, AM June 4

  1. Data Repository
    • rsync/cvsup
    • automatic scripts for importing data
      • converting to IAU2000 Coordinate Systems
    • contributed data
  2. Packaging
    • Third Party
    • Programmer
    • End-User
  3. Support
    • OS
    • Build
    • Glish support in the future if any ?
  4. CVS vs Subversion
    • branching/merging for refactoring
  5. ACS Integration

User Experience - Joe/Boyd, PM June 4

  1. Session Management
  2. Documentation/Help
  3. All things GUI except the viewer

Viewer - David, AM June 5

  1. Interaction with scripting language

Post Mortem - Joe, PM June 5

  1. Additional Targets
  2. Rearranging priorities

-- WesYoung - 24 May 2006

-- BoydWaters - 3 June 2006
Topic revision: r11 - 2013-02-13, PatrickMurphy
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