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From Stian Soiland-Reyes <st...@apache.org>
Subject Re: BOSC 2015 abstract about Apache Taverna
Date Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:54:18 GMT
Thanks for your help, Ian and Alan! I managed in the end to get it to
fit in a single page.

Here's the abstract as just submitted:


preprint will eventually also be at:

> Thank you for your submission. Your submission ID number is 16.

Hmm.. just 16 submissions, half an hour before Easter and deadline is tomorrow?

On 1 April 2015 at 23:08, Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org> wrote:
> Thanks! Always appreciate your English cleanup :)
> Yes, so my take on it (if it goes in as a talk, this wouldn't work
> well as a poster) is to present Apache Taverna's incubation as a
> use-case for research software sustainability and show the different
> options - encouraging developers to recognize when their pampered
> babies are ready to move out of their parents controlled environment.
> There's like a staircase of openness in research software in a way -
> for many just getting the code on GitHub is a big step. (You can
> recognize those with a single git commit a week before the final
> project review..)
> In the UK we have Software Sustainability Institute which help on many
> of those first steps towards hardening and opening research software -
> http://www.software.ac.uk/
> But I want to talk about the other end of the scale. like we did with
> Taverna after 11 years. Looking at it now, we probably should have
> moved to Apache much earlier - but you also need some political
> courage for changing ownership and governance of software that is
> involved in 3-4 EU projects :)).
> On 1 April 2015 at 17:06, alaninmcr <alaninmcr@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Minor pull request created.
>> What area are you aiming it at? I guess "Bioinformatics Open Source
>> Libraries and Projects".
>> Alan
> --
> Stian Soiland-Reyes
> Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)
> http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718

Stian Soiland-Reyes
Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)

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