[Bio-packaging] GNU Guix update

Brad Chapman chapmanb at fastmail.com
Sun Jul 12 12:32:13 UTC 2015


> The CWL specification itself is mostly JSON. To create a more conscise
> representation we could introduce S-expressions to generate this JSON.
> CWL is a bit like RDF - it is mostly a standard description of a
> typical workflow in bioinformatics. Workflow runners honour this
> standard.

If you have interest in a DSL on top of CWL, Scott Frazer at Broad was
working on one called WDL:


It's not S-expressions/LISP but it might be worth coordinating with him.


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