[DRMAA-WG] Conference call - Dec 2nd - Meeting Minutes
peter at troeger.eu
Thu Dec 4 03:36:57 CST 2008
Participants: Dan, Roger, Peter
> 1. Meeting secretary for this meeting?
> 2. Answering the public comments for the Python spec:
This relates to self-expressiveness of a written DRMAA program vs.
short commands for interactive DRMAA usage. Since we want to
concentrate on the first issue, the proposed modification is accepted.
Since function renaming already happened in the Java binding, it seems
to be an acceptable step. We will change it to "initialize", in order
to keep some similarity to the original name.
Same argumentation as for question 1, therefore rejected.
Rejected, since the discussed parameters are not intended to be set by
This is an implementation-specific decision, and should not be
mandated by an API spec.
DRMAA group decided a long time ago to publish IDL-spec derived
language bindings as informational document. Reasons are the provided
amount of new knowledge (it's only a syntactical mapping) and
The programming example is a good idea, we will add this. The reality
check was already done by the existing (non-standardized) Python DRMAA
wrapper from Enrico. He already modified his implementation according
to the new document.
Last conf. call for this year will take place on Dec. 16th.
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