ACES CLF Spec / Code Review Virtual Working Group 

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JD Vandenberg - Working Group Chairman - email
Scott Dyer - ACES Working Group Liaison - email
Alex Forsythe - ACES Technical Lead - email
Steve Tobenkin - ACES Adoption/Comms Lead - email
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CLF Spec / Code Review VWG Goals

This group is intended to address the following: 
  • Determine whether the existing CLF specification is sufficient to meet the needs of the ACES community.
  • Determine whether the existing code base for CLF is sufficient to meet the needs of the ACES community.

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How the ACES VWG Process Works

If you’re new to our Virtual Working Group structure, please note the following:
  • Working Group Meetings are held on GoToMeeting 
  • Discussions are hosted on in the named VWG Discussions category 
  • Schedules, documents, to-dos, etc. are hosted on the named VWG workspace (i.e. you’re on the Workspace for this group: CLF Spec/Code Review)

Background Documents


Python Implementation 


Next Meeting 

The next meeting of the CLF VWG is scheduled for:  TBD

We use GoToMeeting for our conference calls and we record and then post each meeting so the community can review.  Instructions for GoToMeeting are on the agenda or available here:

Past Meetings

Meeting #1: Thursday, January 17th, 9:00-10:00am PST

Meeting recording [here]
Summary of outcomes/decisions:
  • Integer encodings could (and should) be removed from the specification [Discussion thread]

Meeting #2: Wednesday, February 6th, 9:00-10:30am PST

Meeting recording [here]