Date: 2013-02-25
Participants: Sean (absent), Alan, Stian, Don, Finn, Piotr


Skype chat log

Monday, 25 February 2013
[13:16:26] * Sean Bechhofer has changed the chat topic to ""
[13:16:40] * Sean Bechhofer has changed the chat topic to "myExperiment 130225"
[13:16:55] Sean Bechhofer: Apologies from me this afternoon – I will be in transit to a meeting.
[13:17:27] Sean Bechhofer: There is a sprint planning meeting for w4fever tomorrow.
[13:17:31] Sean Bechhofer: backlog:
[13:19:37] Sean Bechhofer: Would be good to understand myexp issues here.
[13:19:46] Don Cruickshank: i'm at home today due to illness and will have to at least duck out at 2.50 to go and get alex from school (next door)
[13:20:16] Don Cruickshank: i must read that document (sad)
[13:43:38] Alan R Williams: I am working on the annotation of workflows in Taverna (for the components plugin). It would be extremely useful to know what predicates wf4ever would like us to use.
[13:44:28] Alan R Williams: I have talked with Stian and also looked at but we need stronger recommendations.
[13:47:02] Alan R Williams: To recap what I've just told Finn - yes the components plugin lets you annotate for predicates specific to a domain, but there is also a more general wish for predicates that could apply to most workflows e.g. license.
[13:47:33] Sean Bechhofer: The RO template work should help here.
[13:47:53] Alan R Williams: Is there an RO template for workflows?
[14:31:04] Don Cruickshank: hi
[14:31:20] Piotr Holubowicz: Hi
[14:31:30] Finn Bacall: hi
[14:33:03] Don Cruickshank: OK - on my list of things to talk about are:

1. Next steps for wf4ever as sprint planning meeting is tomorrow
2. wf4ever recommended predicates
3. quick updates
[14:33:30] Don Cruickshank: i need to at least step out to pick alex up in about quarter of an hour
[14:33:42] Don Cruickshank: but that doesn't take long as it's next door
[14:34:26] Don Cruickshank: (placing call)
[14:34:59] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Hi. I have started looking at the RO Bundle spec as a requirement from Taverna 3, and have added a sprint description of this on the Wf4Ever showcase wiki. I am finishing up something for the PAV paper right now; it's currently gone for internal review with Carole and Tim.
[14:59:15] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Finn: Been working on REST API; show revision comments. Allowing people to specify a preset policy when they upload a workflow through the API rather than adding all the permissions; just pick a policy that exists.
[15:00:04] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Alan: Pique has reported that something is wrong with showing preview dialogue in the myExperiment plugin for some of his workflows
[15:00:21] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Alan: Preeviously caused by REST interface failing..
[15:00:46] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Alan: But noone has time to look at it
[15:01:13] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Alan: The Taverna myXP plugin fails badly on anything 'unusual'. We're not sure who's 'fault' it is for those workflows.
[15:02:45] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Piotr: Not much to add on myXP.. will be working soon on RODL features; search, indexing etc. which might be used by myXP, but not related to annotations
[15:10:27] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Don: been updating lots of stuff. Can work on Ruby 1.9.2 now. To be done before Rails 3.
[15:10:57] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Moving from acts_as_solr (question) to Sunspot ..(question) version of SOLR which is much quicker to update site; a few minutes vs. an hour
[15:11:10] Don Cruickshank: acts_as_solr
[15:12:02] Stian Soiland-Reyes: new ruby is 40% faster just on the functional tests
[15:12:34] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Don: Change the sandbox over first; do the general procedure
[15:12:48] Stian Soiland-Reyes: that update would include replacing the SOLR server
[15:12:54] Stian Soiland-Reyes: and fiddle with the runner passwords
[15:13:09] Stian Soiland-Reyes: (not quite used; but to move to Ruby 1.9,2)
[15:14:04] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Don: For next week; in on sprint; idea being to work on implementing ROSRS in myExperiment, making the bits of the demo real
[15:14:25] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Don: To expose myXP data according to RODL API
[15:15:36] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Don: should mean that myXP could work on its own; that the existing www.myXP setup would remain.
[15:15:49] Stian Soiland-Reyes: with federations moving data as now to the sandbox
[15:18:02] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Stian: So it would mean that the mainline myXP would move to implement all of the ROSRS APIs and would have to implement support for say arbitrary annotation bodies etc
[15:21:52] Stian Soiland-Reyes: Action Don: Add the above to the wf4ever showcase backlog page
[15:24:11] Conference call, duration 49:35.