On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Greg Von Kuster <g...@bx.psu.edu> wrote: > Helo Jelle, > I've taken a look at your patches and the code looks good. > However, I'm wondering why you find it necessary to upload image files to > Galaxy. Do tools exist that take image files as input? If the Galaxy > community finds this feature as a good addition to Galaxy, we can probably > incorporate it into the distribution.
I think it is a nice feature - and can come up with some use cases too. How about future tools for image analysis? e.g. microscope photos of cultures to automatically do cell/organism counting, or plant leaves for pathogenicity assays. > However, we'll need an additional feature before we can do that. We'll > need to implement a type of config setting that enables / disables the > uploading of image files via the Galaxy api. ... Why not just allow it? A general configuration allowing/blocking any file type from being uploaded makes more sense to me than just wanting to block images. Peter ___________________________________________________________ Please keep all replies on the list by using "reply all" in your mail client. To manage your subscriptions to this and other Galaxy lists, please use the interface at: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/