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  1. Request For Comments
  2. RFC-569

Add obs_lsst to lsst_distrib

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    • Type: RFC
    • Status: Implemented
    • Resolution: Done
    • Component/s: DM
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      Description

      This RFC proposes adding the obs_lsst package to the lsst_distrib meta-package by way of adding it as a dependency of lsst_obs.

      obs_lsst provides camera descriptions for data that looks like LSST data, including that originating from test stands, ImSim, and PhoSim. As such, this package effectively renders obs_lsstSim obsolete. However, the future of obs_lsstSim is discussed on RFC-533: this RFC refers only to adding obs_lsst, and takes no position on deprecating or removing obs_lsstSim.

      obs_lsst has been largely developed outside the regular DM development workflow. However, the code has recently been reviewed by Colin Slater, Tim Jenness and Wil O'Mullane. This review has resulted in a number of Jira tickets being filed requesting improvements to the obs_lsst codebase: here is a complete list. I propose that DM-17291 and DM-17299 are prerequisites for adopting obs_lsst (ie, they will block the implementation ticket for this RFC); the others will be added to the DM backlog and scheduled as regular work.

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              • Assignee:
                swinbank John Swinbank
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                swinbank John Swinbank
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                Colin Slater, John Parejko, John Swinbank, Merlin Fisher-Levine, Robert Lupton, Simon Krughoff, Tim Jenness, Wil O'Mullane
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