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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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* [[User:sagitter|Antonio Trande]]
== Packagers/Reviewers/People interested ==
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* [[ChitleshGoorah]]
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* [[ChristianIseli]]
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* [[User:canderson9|Christiano Anderson]]
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* [[ChristopherMeng]]
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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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* [[User:talcite|Matthew Chan]]
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* [[MichaelUghetto|Michael Ughetto]]
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* [[Manan Dey]]
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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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* [[User:frenchrh|Roger French]]
* [[PatriceDumas]]
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* [[SantoshKumar]]
* [[FabianAffolter]]
 
 
* [[SergioPascual]]
 
* [[SergioPascual]]
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* [[User:sic|Stuart Campbell]]
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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]]
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* [[User:Dreamer|Alexander C.]]
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* [[User:Jjames|Jerry James]]
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* [[User:Jussilehtola| Susi Lehtola]]
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* [[User:Sebhtml|Sébastien Boisvert]]
 
* [[User:kkofler|Kevin Kofler]]
 
* [[User:kkofler|Kevin Kofler]]
* [[PierreYvesChibon]]
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* [[User:mrceresa|Mario Ceresa]]
* [[ChristianIseli]]
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* [[User:naves|Hector Naves]]
* [[EricTanguy]]
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* [[User:Rathann|Dominik Mierzejewski]]
* [[User:Jjames|Jerry James]]
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* [[User:Richardvj11|Richard Vijay]]
* [[NicolaSoranzo]]
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* [[User:supercyper|Chen Lei]]
* [[SantoshKumar]]
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* [[User:Vedranm|Vedran Miletić]]
* [[User:AdamHuffman|Adam Huffman]]
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* [[User:ynemoy|Yaakov Nemoy]]
* [[MichaelUghetto|Michael Ughetto]]
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* [[User:yumas|Yumas Hankouri]]
* [[User:Jussilehtola| Jussi Lehtola]]
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* [[User:devinbost|Devin Bost]]
* [[User:Dreamer|Alexander C.]]
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* [[User:Payas|Payas Awadhutkar]]
* [[User:ynemoy | Yaakov Nemoy ]]
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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]]
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* [[user:bat|Baptiste Robert]]
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* [[user:evalero|Esbel Valero Orellana]]
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* [[User:markbruns|Mark Bruns]]
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* [[User:j0hn|John Lockman]]
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* [[User:dansci|Daniel Ścisłowski]]
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* [[User:jsandys|Jeff Sandys]]
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* [[User:ocramas|Marco Aguero]]
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* [[User:lupinix|Christian Dersch]]
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* [[User:besser82|Björn Esser]]
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* [[User:laxmikantpm | Laxmikant P Metri]]
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* [[User:Audrissie | Audriana Simms]]
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* [[User:kookooss | Saeed Bahmanabadi]]
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* [[User:gawbul | Steve Moss]]
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* [[User:gnovi | Praveen Patil]]
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* [[User:loveshack | Dave Love]]
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* [[User:spoonhard | Beau Salwin]]
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* [[User:kobrien | Ken O'Brien]]
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* [[User:anazli | Andreas Nazlidis]]
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* [[User:davidcl | Clément David]]
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* [[User:rqds12 | Seth Kroeker]]
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* [[User:jamesturner246 | James Paul Turner]]
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* [[User:tanmoyf2 | Tanmoy Sarkar]]
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* [[User:Ankursinha | Ankur Sinha "FranciscoD"]]
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* [[User:Lbazan | Luis Bazan]]
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* [[User:iucar | Iñaki Ucar]]
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If you are interested in joining add yourself to the list.
  
== Documentation ==
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== Ideas and proposals ==
  
* [[UsingMultipleMPIs]] - How to use lam and openmpi on the same system.
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* [[SIGs/SciTech/COPR|SciTech COPR]]
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* [[SIGs/SciTech/SAGE|SAGE packaging discussion]]
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* [[Features/Ns3|ns-3 network simulator package]]
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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.
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* It might be interesting to borrow ideas from [http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScience Debian Science]
  
== Ideas/Proposals ==
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== Packages ==
* [[SIGs/SciTech/SAGE|  SAGE packaging discussion]]
 
* MPI work:
 
* Use environment-modules to improve the "MPI alternatives" situation -- please see the proposal at the bottom of [[EdHill]]
 
* Make a Fedora-science spin.
 
  
== Packages ==
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* [[SIGs/SciTech/PackageList|Package list]]  
=== Available Packages ===
 
* [[SIGs/SciTech/PackageList| List of scientific/engineering packages]]  
 
  
 
=== 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 '''FE-SCITECH''' to the Blocks field of any Science/Technology related review in Bugzilla. (Remember to remove it once the review is passed.)
* [[Asana Math font]]
 
* [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.
 
* [http://nebc.nox.ac.uk/tools/bio-linux/package-list Ideas of packages for bioinformatics base on bio-linux].
 
* [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]
 
* [http://www.sagemath.org SAGE]  Mathematica-like open source mathematics software ([[SIGs/SciTech/SAGE|  SAGE packaging discussion]] )
 
* [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
 
* [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.
 
* [http://www.ballview.org/ BALL and BALLView] - A molecular modeling and visualization application and framework.
 
  
=== 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]]  
 
  
=== 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:
 
 
 
<pre>
 
This software may be copied and distributed for educational, research, and not
 
for profit purposes provided that this copyright and statement are included in
 
all such copies.  Other copyrights may also apply.
 
</pre>
 
  
{| border="1"
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* Mailing list:{{fplist|scitech}}
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* {{fpchat|#fedora-science}} on the freenode IRC network
| '''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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[[Category:SIGs]]
 
[[Category:Packaging SIGs]]
 
[[Category:Packaging SIGs]]
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[[Category:Fedora special-interest groups]]

Latest revision as of 18:10, 23 February 2020

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 FE-SCITECH to the Blocks field of 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.