EPICS V4 Telecon 16-Sep-2014

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Agenda

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0. Preliminaries (5 mins)

1. The status of Normative Types work and the status of the Normative Types

   standard document

2. Commitments for talks at the upcoming EPICS collaboration meeting.

   What can you commit to present at the EPICS meeting?

   I can do MAD EPICS MATLAB Environment at SLAC - including a model service

   and service getting any data out of relations databases. Murali can do SLAC’s

   Directory Service and Archive service.

3. Agenda for EPICS V4 Working Group meeting in Saclay.

   What would you like to see sorted out at the face-to-face?  

   For me I’d like to see -

     Technical plan and staffing for both Gateway and multi capabilities.

     pvRequest - this needs definition as a pre-req of gateway

     Going over support for errors in normative types and resolution to

     add these to the standard.

[0] http://epics-pvdata.sourceforge.net/home.html#usefulinfo

Minutes

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PRESENT: AJ, BD, MK, GW, DH, GS, GC

SCRIBE: BD

CHAIR: GW

NEW TOPIC: 0. Preliminaries

1. The status of Normative Types work and the status of the Normative Types

   standard document

20140709 Greg - errors

Will discuss this at the SACLAY meeting

20140820 Marty - field names change

Any server that uses changed field names, specifies the version.

Marty reports that normativeTypes.cpp is doing that. It is not completed.

Alarms, time stamps, control, display is now consistent between PVDataJava, PVDataCPP, and normativeTypes.cpp

Value alarms are expected to be done - but not inside of normativetTypes.cpp

NEW TOPIC: 2. Commitments for talks at the upcoming EPICS collaboration meeting.

Guobao Shen - Physics Services and MASAR

(Need to ask David Hickin about this)  - areaDetector Plugin Service

Bob Dalesio - Overview V4 at NSLS-II

Greg White - Overview V4 at SLAC

(Need to ask Ralph/Kunal) - Channel Finder Service

Murali Shankar - Archive Service, Directory Service.

Gabriele Carcasi - Normative Type Use - Table, NDArray

Marty Kraimer - Release 4.4 features

NEW TOPIC: 3. Agenda for EPICS V4 Working Group meeting in Saclay.

Error on NTTypes

areaDetector -- joint meeting with Mark, Michael Davidsaver, Matej,  zero-copy, multicore support, pipelining

multi-lock - Michael Davidsaver (3.15), dbGroup - Ralph

gateway -- who is going to work on this.

Archive Service requirements discussion - compression, value comparison, statistics over time… etc….

AI: Bob - ask Mark when his training is so that we don’t interfere.

Release planning……

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AiY7lwlw4Y4XdDNBVzRUN0FOMGw1Ty1pZk9MeGtPVnc&output=html