Project Development Meeting (IF-4.31 10:00 - 12:00) - Minutes 2012-12-05

Present: Chris, Ian, George, Roger, Gordon, Neil, Alastair, Iain, Tim (convener and minutes)

1. Minutes of last meeting


2. Matters arising

Update on actions from last meeting.

  • Web search front end to package repository
    • Check ok with Perdita. Comments from Alastair. Pending updates. Done.
  • Redevelop User Documentation
    • Need a way to hold "secured access" files within @ed. Add to project descriptor. Done.
    • Alastair to define and publish a URL structure. Done.
  • Windows 7 Upgrade
    • Issues with AFS, removal of virus checker may work, other options. Review AFS use on Windows. Part of action below.
    • Produce a document on pros/cons of using IS space instead of local AFS space for Windows7 users. [Action Alison]
  • Inventory Improvement
    • Alastair to add "firmware" version as a machine attribute in the new inventory structure. Done.
  • Migration of AFS data
    • Tim to take sign off to CEG for final ratification. Done.
  • Software Download Portal/Repository: Stage 1
    • Tim to send Roger summary of earlier discussion with David. IS DSpace service may be an option. [Action Tim]
  • SL6 upgrade for US Unit
    • Add touch screen servers to the list. Done.
  • Schedule a documentation week. Done.
  • Schedule a discussion on handling project technical design proposals/changes/recording. Done.
  • Alastair has a list of "what users would like from documentation". Add into the documentation queue on RT. [Action Alastair]
  • We decided to stop using the old Perl-AFS module in favour of the more supported Perl command line invocation variant, pending comment from Stephen. Dropped.

New actions from this meeting.

3. Approved Projects

See Activity with annotated comments from meeting.

4. Project Status Changes

5. New Proposed Projects


6. System Blog Articles


7. AOB

-- TimColles - 31 Jan 2013

Topic revision: r1 - 31 Jan 2013 - 14:11:48 - TimColles
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