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The purpose of the Fedora Science and Technology SIG is to improve the number and quality of packages available for scientific and technical users.
 
The purpose of the Fedora Science and Technology SIG is to improve the number and quality of packages available for scientific and technical users.
  
== Communication ==
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== Members ==
* Mailing list: [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/scitech Fedora Scitech List]  
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* [[User:Amitksaha|Amit Saha]]
* #fedora-science on the freenode IRC network
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* [[User:amani|A. Mani]]
 
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* [[ChitleshGoorah]]
== Packagers/Reviewers/People interested ==
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* [[ChristianIseli]]
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* [[DejiAkingunola]]
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* [[User:Denisarnaud |Denis Arnaud]]
 
* [[EdHill]]
 
* [[EdHill]]
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* [[EricTanguy]]
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* [[FabianAffolter]]
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* [[GerardMilmeister]]
 
* [[JasonTibbitts]]
 
* [[JasonTibbitts]]
* [[DejiAkingunola]]
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* [[User:Jcatumba|Jorge Catumba]]
* [[GerardMilmeister]]
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* [[JoseMatos]]
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* [[MarekMahut]]
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* [[MichaelUghetto|Michael Ughetto]]
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* [[NicolaSoranzo]]
 
* [[OrionPoplawski]]
 
* [[OrionPoplawski]]
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* [[PatriceDumas]]
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* [[PeterLemenkov]]
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* [[PierreYvesChibon]]
 
* [[QuentinSpencer]]
 
* [[QuentinSpencer]]
* [[ChitleshGoorah]]
 
* [[User:Rathann|Dominik Mierzejewski]]
 
* [[JoseMatos]]
 
 
* [[RexDieter]]
 
* [[RexDieter]]
* [[PeterLemenkov]]
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* [[SantoshKumar]]
* [[PatriceDumas]]
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* [[FabianAffolter]]
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* [[SergioPascual]]
 
* [[SergioPascual]]
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* [[StuartCampbell]]
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* [[User:AdamHuffman|Adam Huffman]]
 
* [[User:Alexlan|Alex Lancaster]]
 
* [[User:Alexlan|Alex Lancaster]]
* [[MarekMahut]]
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* [[User:codysmith|Cody Smith ]]
* [[StuartCampbell]]
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* [[User:Computience|Noah Lee]]
* [[User:kkofler|Kevin Kofler]]
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* [[User:Dreamer|Alexander C.]]
* [[PierreYvesChibon]]
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* [[ChristianIseli]]
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* [[EricTanguy]]
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* [[User:Jjames|Jerry James]]
 
* [[User:Jjames|Jerry James]]
* [[NicolaSoranzo]]
 
* [[SantoshKumar]]
 
* [[User:AdamHuffman|Adam Huffman]]
 
* [[MichaelUghetto|Michael Ughetto]]
 
 
* [[User:Jussilehtola| Jussi Lehtola]]
 
* [[User:Jussilehtola| Jussi Lehtola]]
* [[User:Dreamer|Alexander C.]]
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* [[User:Sebhtml|Sébastien Boisvert]]
* [[User:ynemoy | Yaakov Nemoy ]]
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* [[User:kkofler|Kevin Kofler]]
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* [[User:mrceresa|Mario Ceresa]]
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* [[User:naves|Hector Naves]]
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* [[User:Rathann|Dominik Mierzejewski]]
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* [[User:Richardvj11|Richard Vijay]]
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* [[User:supercyper|Chen Lei]]
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* [[User:Vedranm|Vedran Miletić]]
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* [[User:ynemoy|Yaakov Nemoy]]
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* [[User:yumas|Yumas Hankouri]]
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* [[User:devinbost|Devin Bost]]
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* [[User:Payas|Payas Awadhutkar]]
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* [[User:nbecker|Neal Becker]]
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* [[user:circuitron|Amos Ezeme]]
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* [[user:Sidh25|Siddharth Waikar]]
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* [[user:raymondpete|Raymond Pete]]
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* [[user:trycity|Imran Khan]]
  
== Documentation ==
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If you are interested in joining add yourself to the list.
  
* [[UsingMultipleMPIs]]  - How to use lam and openmpi on the same system.
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== Ideas and proposals ==
  
== Ideas/Proposals ==
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* [[SIGs/SciTech/SAGE|SAGE packaging discussion]]
* [[SIGs/SciTech/SAGE| SAGE packaging discussion]]  
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* [[UsingMultipleMPIs]] use environment-modules to improve the "MPI alternatives" situation
* MPI work:
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* [[Features/Ns3|ns-3 network simulator package]]
* Use environment-modules to improve the "MPI alternatives" situation -- please see the proposal at the bottom of [[EdHill]]
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* Create Fedora Science spin: Community member, Amit Saha has kickstarted this effort. See [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Amitksaha his page] for updates.
* Make a Fedora-science spin.
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* It might be interesting to borrow ideas from [http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScience Debian Science]
  
 
== Packages ==
 
== Packages ==
=== Available Packages ===
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* [[SIGs/SciTech/PackageList| List of scientific/engineering packages]]  
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* [[SIGs/SciTech/PackageList|Package list]]  
  
 
=== Packages awaiting review ===
 
=== Packages awaiting review ===
[https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=505154 The tracker is in Bugzilla].
 
  
=== Potential Packages ===
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Add the FE-SCITECH blocker bug to any Science/Technology related review in Bugzilla. (Remember to remove it once the review is passed.)
* [[Asana Math font]]
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* [http://www.gap-system.org/ GAP] - Computer algebra system - JasonTibbitts [http://www.math.uh.edu/~tibbs/rpms/gap has a working and up-to-date GAP package], but it needs significant cleanup before it has a chance of passing review.
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* [http://nebc.nox.ac.uk/tools/bio-linux/package-list Ideas of packages for bioinformatics base on bio-linux].
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* [http://www.itk.org/ ITK]  - Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit - software system to support the [http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html Visible Human Project]
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* [http://www.sagemath.org SAGE]  Mathematica-like open source mathematics software ([[SIGs/SciTech/SAGE|  SAGE packaging discussion]] )
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* [http://www.math.pitt.edu/~bard/xpp/xpp.html XPP] - A tool for solving differential equations - Jason Tibbitts has a working package, but the program has such a poor interface that it may not be worth adding to the distro
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* [http://www.neuron.yale.edu/neuron/ Neuron] - A simulator of neurons and networks, useful for computational biology.  Packages are available upstream; shouldn't be terribly hard to package properly but requires a truly ancient user interface toolkit.
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* [http://www.ballview.org/ BALL and BALLView] - A molecular modeling and visualization application and framework. (mycae's work in progress [http://dhd.selfip.com/427e/ballview-WIP.spec here] )
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=== Bioinformatics WishList ===
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[https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=505154 The tracker is in Bugzilla].
* [[SIGs/SciTech/BioinformaticsWishList|  Bioinformatics WishList]]  
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=== List of applications we will NOT package ===
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== Communication ==
* Non-commercial clauses in applications licenses render them invalid for inclusion into Fedora Package Collection.  Such apps are not Free and open source software and violates Clause 6 of the [http://opensource.org/docs/definition.php OSI definition]. See an example of such clause:
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<pre>
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* Mailing list: [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/scitech Fedora Scitech List]  
This software may be copied and distributed for educational, research, and not
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* #fedora-science on the freenode IRC network
for profit purposes provided that this copyright and statement are included in
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all such copies.  Other copyrights may also apply.
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</pre>
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{| border="1"
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| '''Name''' || '''Description''' || '''Why it won't be packaged'''
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| [http://www-c.inria.fr/gamma/cdrom/www/emc2/eng.htm EMC2] || Mesh generation utility || Non-Free license (verified by fedora-legal)
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| [http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/ VMD] || Molecular Visualization and Analysis Package || Non-Free license
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| [http://fasta.bioch.virginia.edu/fasta_www2/fasta_down.shtml fasta2 and fasta3] || The FASTA programs find regions of local or global (new) similarity between Protein or DNA sequences || [http://faculty.virginia.edu/wrpearson/fasta/COPYRIGHT License] contains non-commercial clause
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| foo || bar app || patented
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|}
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[[Category:Packaging SIGs]]
 
[[Category:Packaging SIGs]]

Revision as of 03:30, 4 November 2012

Contents

Fedora Science and Technology SIG

Mission

The purpose of the Fedora Science and Technology SIG is to improve the number and quality of packages available for scientific and technical users.

Members

If you are interested in joining add yourself to the list.

Ideas and proposals

Packages

Packages awaiting review

Add the FE-SCITECH blocker bug to any Science/Technology related review in Bugzilla. (Remember to remove it once the review is passed.)

The tracker is in Bugzilla.

Communication

Subcategories

This category has only the following subcategory.

Pages in category "SciTech SIG"

The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total.