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Please add additional agenda items or updates – we always welcome suggestions


  • Colorado
  • Cornell
  • Duke
  • Florida
  • Indiana
  • Johns Hopkins
  • North Texas
  • Stony Brook
  • Weill Cornell – 1) wrapping up Scopus Harvester; 2) subject area instead of keyword for publications; 3) interested in knowing more about UMLS concept search and implementation.

Current development issue discussion

  • Stephen: update on trial transition of Harvester source code version control to Github
    • Do we know yet what ancillary features Github supports, and how they compare to SourceForge?
    • What would be required to migrate the wiki, for example?

Notable Development List Traffic

  • DOI vs URI – response from Mummi Thorisson
  • release of the eagle-i ontology on BioPortal
  • Virtual appliance – should we develop a 1.4 version prior to the Implementation Fest in May?
  • Help with example CSV file (csvPerson) apparently getting into an infinite loop
  • Behavior of UMLS concept search
    • number of results returned
    • a new lookup removes a concept from the existing list

Implementation Fest planning

Items for next week

please suggest

Call-in Information

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