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22nd August

Dundee: Will, Simon, June, Jean-Marie, Mark, Balaji, Roger, Helen, Riad, Dominik,

Remote: Sebastien, David, Liza, Chris, Wilma, Josh,

Remote: Seb, Josh, David, Liza, Chris, Emil, Will, J-m, Helen, Simon, Melissa, Dom, Mark, Riad, Balaji, Roger, Wilma, June

1. Accepting minutes from [last meeting](https://www.openmicroscopy.org/site/community/minutes/conference-calls/2017/2017-08-15-tuesday-team-meeting)

1. Project Timelines (2-3 minutes each)

1. Spaces

1. [Files/Formats](https://trello.com/b/IBHfAIMP/bio-formats-5-x)/[OME Files](https://trello.com/b/WFYWCvoV/ome-files-0-4-0) (Sebastien)

1. Bio-Formats 5.6.1: external contributions, ImageJ, netcdf

- outstanding TODOs for patch release

- external contributions looking good. E.g. CellProfiler, Bitplane IMARIS and pyramid support, Allen Institute.

- Netcdf dependency update for IMARIS

1. TIFF tiling benchmark

- Using 5.6.0 with latest changes

- Perf issues with writing large number of tiles 16k * 16k image with 16x16 tiles.

- Need to find Java bottleneck

1. OME Files Python: CentOS 7, GCC

- Python bindings - CentOS 7 outstanding issues. Building binding natively

1. [Metadata](https://trello.com/c/XQXwX6jj/6-metadata) (Josh)

1. prod43 data testing (metadata done before Eleanor left)

- Testing yesterday - minor code issues but no metadata issues. Could release

1. datasets status

- Getting novel formats from authors.

1. notebooks status

- Moving code from notebooks to IDR.py repository

- Feedback welcome

1. days off, etc.

- Simon away soon.

- Others want to ‘jump in’? E.g. dataset submission -> publish

1. Seb: new meeting time: 11:30 UK on Fridays

1. [OMERO 5.4.0](https://trello.com/b/SiqOu2Bl/omero-540)

- Server-side performance blockers in progress

- Moving plates can be slower but tricky to reproduce

- Twice as slow in worst case

- https://trello.com/c/8aRu1RV4/238-slower-chgrp2

- JM: aim for end of first week of September for release

- ‘demo’ OMERO.web issue - failing to reproduce in docker

1. [Outreach](https://trello.com/b/Da6OAWam/outreach)

- Petr to Dusseldorf at end of month

- will use their server

1. Other releases/upgrades:

1. Figure -

1. Iviewer - pixel intensity shape stats. Poor performance from ROI service.

1. new website (Seb)

1. security pages migration from www-legacy. New template prepared

- Goal to do migration next week.

- Helen - porting pages. Formatting issues…

- Liza - will fix formatting when done

1. Conf call minutes? Make gdoc read-only public available with link from web-site

- Any objections?

- Chris: discoverability lost in gdocs?

- Josh: google will index pages if public.

1. Need Bio and Picture from Riad

1. Sysadmin (current board and recent PRs)

1. Josh: /ome outage. Any issues noticed, please speak up

1. Fires?

1. Glencoe Update (Chris)

- PRs open: integer colour fixes, rendering engine,

- Memoizer improvements in prep

- Image region microservice with embedded rendering engine going live (nice)!

- React.js licensing discussions - avoid using for now

1. AOB (5 mins max - technical discussions should be highlighted to relevant people and rescheduled)

- Chris in Dundee on Monday

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