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Message 858 - Posted: 30 Jul 2013, 13:17:13 UTC

Hey guys,
First of all: Thank you very much for this badly needed project! :-)
I have one question concerning the source code of this project: Where can I find it?
On the website it states

If you would like to get involved with this volunteer based, open-sourced and non-commercial project, please contact Dr Anthony Chubb.

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Message 872 - Posted: 31 Jul 2013, 8:59:23 UTC - in response to Message 858.

Oops - did I really write that? That was a LONG time ago. At the time, we were planning to open ALL of our system, codes, data, everything... to the world. Then the realities of security and setting up a server that connects to 17,500 PCs in 131 countries hit home. If ANYTHING gets in, it could go everywhere very quickly. While most people are nice, law abiding citizens, it only takes one bad apple to ruin this project. So we clamped down on the code and have tightened security as much as possible. The results, however, will be 'open'. So please read 'open-data' not 'open-source'. The BOINC sever is freely available from Berkley (http://boinc.berkeley.edu/), but we can not give out our own codes that run our server.
I have already given out a first draft of the first set of results data to ChEMBL who will host the data. This will be made public when the publication is finalized.
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Message 878 - Posted: 31 Jul 2013, 17:33:42 UTC

Thank you very much for your answer.
Are you aware of the fact that security through obscurity is a very bad idea?
Anyways, if you still insist on keeping the code closed it may be a good idea to change the text on the website as the current one is a bit misleading.

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Message 2659 - Posted: 3 Nov 2015, 13:22:58 UTC - in response to Message 878.

Thank you very much for your answer.
Are you aware of the fact that security through obscurity is a very bad idea?
Anyways, if you still insist on keeping the code closed it may be a good idea to change the text on the website as the current one is a bit misleading.


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Open source, for scientific purpose, is the best

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Message 2664 - Posted: 6 Nov 2015, 9:41:19 UTC - in response to Message 2659.

That was before I came here and rewrite the code.

Source available on my Github.
https://github.com/oXis/bin_boinc

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Message 2741 - Posted: 17 Oct 2016, 18:24:55 UTC

Hey everybody I am new here so wanted to say hi

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