Plans for WP6 200909

Please can we disable the JavaScript editor on the wiki. -- DaveMorris - 24 Sep 2009

Grid & WebServices

Continue to collaborate with international partners on IVOA specifications.


Version 1.0 of the Credential Delegation Protocol is in PR.


Draft version of the IVOA Support Interfaces (VOSI) will be discussed at the IVOA interop.


  • VOSpace 2.x in discussion, aiming to have draft ready for IVOA interop
  • AstroGrid and CDS working together to share code libraries and expertise, specifically the AG SecurityGuard library and CDS expertise on iRODS .

CDS plans

  • VOSpace prototyping of version 2.0 (first example expected for next Interop)
  • Work with Dave Morris : iRODS/VOSpace use cases in the UK
  • SAVOT 3.0 publishing when VOTable 1.2 in recommendation status
  • REST Best practice (with Norman Gray) finalization for Garching Interop

AstroGrid plans

  • AstroGrid are currently replacing the existing MySpace services with VOSpace 1.5 services.
  • Both CDS and AstroGrid plan to implement VOSpace 2.0 once the specification has been agreed.


Continue to facilitate the transition from PLASTIC to SAMP.

Request for feedback - Is SAMP this being used for real work by astronomers? Any information or anecdotes appreciated.

VOTable, VOEvent and OGF Astro-RG

VOTable IVOA working group is lead by F. Ochsenbein. VOTable 1.2 to go to PR soon

VOEvent and Astro-RG

  • Work Team Coordinator position still vacant
  • Still need to develop and publish plan
  • Becoming more urgent


Continue to collaborate with international partners to:

  • Test for checking if SimDB contains all the classes also for micro-sim.(Carlos&Miguel/Mirelle) ? Next Interop.?;
  • 1st note of SimDAP ;
  • S3 Protocol note;
  • Other implemantations using VisIVOServer and VisIVOWeb ;
  • Prototype VOTable to test with VisIVO
  • VisIVO SAMP ?


  • Continue pushing WDs and PRs through the process, in order :
    • RI / VODataService / VOStandard / service extensions
  • Further important Curation Tools efforts and development
  • Further prototype Query / Result replacements for ADQL/x
  • Research and prototype easier interface for Resource registration

-- DaveMorris - 24 Sep 2009

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