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2011 08 22 Meeting Minutes


  • Duncan Dickinson (DD)
  • Vicki Picasso (VP)
  • Nick Nicholas (NN)
  • Greg Pendlebury (GP)


  • Norm Lawler (NL)


Review of last meeting's minutes and action items

Project Manager report

  • Project page has been updated with deliverables, release plan and dates:
    • Action: GP to ensure that all Newcastle issues are in the issue list and being resolved (see Lead Developer report section)
    • Action: GP to follow-up with Dave about the geospatial issue
  • eResearch Australasia 2011 Workshops:
    • Sandbox server is needed
    • Documentation pack to be developed

Lead Developer report

  • Report on status of work towards Newcastle's "First 30 Days" report
    • Action: GP to follow up on the following issues:
      • Mapping for RIF-CS Rights and Access Rights (
      • Additional RIF-CS mapping for Related Information (
        • Action: VP to send GP latest RIF-CS mapping document
  • A Backup/Migration document has been put together at
  • Greg's notes from discussion with VP and DD regarding Keys/Identifiers (to be resolved in Version 1.1):
    • Identifier will be separated from Location
    • See for full details

University of Newcastle report

  • Another University has been speaking with VP to gain an understanding of where ReDBox is in terms of maturity and how it sits within Newcastle's data management environment.
  • Unable to deploy ReDBox snapshots for testing
    • Action: GP to speak with Dave Huthnance

ANDS report

  • NN discussed the Newcastle Seeding the Commons DC17 project and its need to send data through to Newcastle ReDBox
    • Group discussed how this could be approached. Suggestion is that DC17 work with VP and the UoN Library and then bring DD and GP on-board to discuss possible ReDBox feature development and timelines

QCIF report

  • No items raised

Community items

  • No items raised

Action Items