GlueX Offline Meeting, July 13, 2011

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GlueX Offline Software Meeting
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
1:30 pm EDT
JLab: CEBAF Center F326


  1. Announcements
  2. Review of minutes from the last meeting: all
  3. Translation tables: Elliott
  4. Action Item Review: all
  5. Review of recent repository activity: all

Communication Information


To connect by telephone:

  1. dial:
  2. enter access code followed by the # sign: 3421244#

Video Conferencing


Talks can be deposited in the directory /group/halld/www/halldweb/html/talks/2011-3Q on the JLab CUE. This directory is accessible from the web at . You have to be a member of the "halld" Unix group to do this.



  • JLab: Hovanes Egiyan, Mark Ito (chair), David Lawrence, Yi Qiang, Sascha Somov, Simon Taylor, Elliott Wolin, Beni Zihlmann
  • IU: Matt Shepherd

Cyber Event

We talked a bit about the cyber event, the steps being taken to fix things, and reasons for the delay in restoring full internet access to and from the Lab.

Announcement: CCDB Release

  • Dmitry reported that the first release of the calibration database code is available. Instructions on how to get a copy have been sent to the offline email list.

Translation Tables

Elliott presented recent work on storing the correspondences between electronic channel addresses and named detector elements. For details, see his wiki page describing the system. The sections presented there are:

  1. Background
  2. Proposed Translation Table Format
  3. Fake Table Generation
  4. Fragment of Table
  5. Programmatic Usage
  6. Under the Hood
  7. Inverse
  8. Online Usage
  9. Still to Do

Next Meeting

Wednesday, July 27, 1:30 pm