[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [h5md-user] The first H5MD modules: "particles" and "observables"

From: Pierre de Buyl
Subject: Re: [h5md-user] The first H5MD modules: "particles" and "observables"
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2013 16:34:05 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)


On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 11:38:40AM +0200, Felix Höfling wrote:
> Now that we have modules defined in the spec, I suggest to take this
> concept seriously and to promote the sections on  "particles" and
> "observables" as definitions of modules.
> These modules will already be part of the H5MD spec v1.0, others may
> be added later (updating the version of the spec but not of the H5MD
> format itself). The structure of the file would not be changed, just
> the way it is presented.
> The core specification will then mainly specify the metadata and the
> storage of time-independent and time-dependent data and introduce
> the concept of a "data group". Further it contains the box
> specification (but does not say where to put it, this is left to
> each module).
> For the fate of the parameters group, I have no strong opinion. I
> could become a module as well or stay next to h5md as it is.
> What do you think?

I would prefer very much that the current spec does not rely on additional
modules, however standard those modules are.

The spec is clear that a lot is optional. I feel that making /particles and
/observables part of a module would void H5MD of much of its purpose.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]