[cctbxbb] Housekeeping / roadmap for future
bkpoon at lbl.gov
Fri Jun 16 10:14:46 PDT 2017
I can provide a more concrete list after the Phenix release, but generally,
the migration to Python 3 in 2020 (exact date for Python 2 end-of-life is
unclear, https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0373/) will require checking
through the existing codebase, so we would like to clean things up by
removing unused code and consolidating any duplicate functionality.
I would also like to introduce a more standard template for programs so
that the non-science stuff is more consistent among all programs. For
example, file I/O (with more automatic handling of compressed files) can be
isolated at the beginning with proper sanity checks on the data.
Command-line flags, like an option for showing citations for the algorithms
in the program, can also be more standardized.
The standard program template will also help in migrating the GUI away from
wxPython. The replacement package for the GUI will most likely be PyQt5.
To help track progress and keep everyone up to date, we can use the
"Projects" feature on GitHub.
Billy K. Poon
Research Scientist, Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, M/S 33R0345
Berkeley, CA 94720
Tel: (510) 486-5709
Fax: (510) 486-5909
On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 5:05 AM, <Graeme.Winter at diamond.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Appreciate a phenix release coming shortly & not suggesting anything any
> time soon
> However we were discussing earlier what the road map is for cctbx – making
> it ready for the future – and I was wondering what is already on the table?
> Is there a road map somewhere? I recall Billy mentioning Python3 recently,
> as an example…
> Thanks Graeme
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