[okfn-dev] [Nipy-devel] data package source

Satrajit Ghosh satra at mit.edu
Wed Dec 8 19:33:27 UTC 2010

thanks matthew.

i just wanted to register the thought because what works for large datasets
might also work out for the smaller ones.



On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 2:26 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> > Regression testing might require large real data-sets and we should be
> > careful about the size of the data-set that this package will provide.
> >
> > one option is to consider the use of xnat as an alternative for storing
> the
> > data ( on central.xnat.org) and the data-pkg will simply use pyxnat to
> > query/retrieve relevant data to the local machine. (i'm cc:ing yannick).
> > please also consider the connectome file-format as a way of describing
> > stored data.
> In due course, when we've stabilized on a good solution for the small
> datasets, I am sure that we will start thinking harder about the
> larger ones.
> Best,
> Matthew
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