Wednesday, December 07, 2005

VOEvent Workshop II

The first day of the second VOEvent workshop in Tucson kicked off with a Roy Williams and Rob Seaman talking about where we've got to, and where we're going...


The NOAO main conference room

After the introductions I was the first to talk. This was both a blessing and a curse, it was a blessing because I got to thump the table and tell people what I was concerned about, and it was a curse because I sort of felt I had to go through everything. I talked for some time, I'm sure everyone else thought it was a curse at that point...

We actually got a lot done in this meeting, and we're walking away with a provisional protocol and transport standard for event messaging, which is more than I thought I'd get out of the meeting. So I'm a happy man, at least I will be if we finally sort the ongoing STC issues that are still plaguing the standard.

If you want to see what we were doing during the meeting, I've dropped some photographs into my Flickr feed...