HSF Weekly Meeting #159, 21 February, 2019
Present/Contributors: Liz Sexton-Kennedy, Pere Mato, Daniel Elvira,
Josh McFayden, Jim Amundson, Michel Jouvin, David Lange, Dario Menasce
News, general matters
- Many people absent this week from CERN due to school holidays.
Google Summer of Code 2019
- The answer from Google about HSF being validated as an umbrella this
year will be known next week.
- HSF has ~50 project proposals: more than last year. But the
total number of proposals is similar (proposals are grouped by
- Total number of mentors ~100: lots of interest in the community
means big success.
HSF/WLCG/OSG Workshop News and Planning
- Indico -
registration is still open.
- There is a Google Sheet linked from the main
page to help
coordinate car sharing from Dulles (you take your own
responsibility for this!).
- If you are arriving/travelling from another airport you can also
use that spreadsheet (just make it clear which airport you
will be at).
Activity and Working Group Updates
- Reminder to make sure your WG page has
- Brief description of the interests of the group
- Information on how to join the group’s mailing list
- Information on how to contact the convenors (convenor list or
- A link to the group’s Indico category
Marco and Graeme to meet with CERN KT next week.
No news from FastJet authors.
CMS CB approved moving to Apache 2 in the same way as ATLAS (we, the
field may need the LLVM exception since we like LLVM at the binary
level depend on GNU licensed software, the foundation claims that
GNU is not incompatible with Apache2)
Both the CERN and FNAL KT people signed off on licensing Apache2 for
their contributions to LLVM
Pere was asked if FCC code should be made closed but this is being
proposed for high level software, the concern could be revealing
detector designs to competitors
- Next meeting on 27 February.
- Graeme should be back next week to convene the meeting