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Re: [h5md-user] increasing order of "time" dataset

From: Peter Colberg
Subject: Re: [h5md-user] increasing order of "time" dataset
Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 09:43:14 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Fri, May 09, 2014 at 09:57:44AM +0200, Felix Höfling wrote:
> It does actually not break backwards compatibility as the difference is
> relevant only for equality comparisons of floating-point numbers, which is
> strictly discouraged. Thus I think the slightly relaxed condition would make
> H5MD a bit more flexible.

I noted that it breaks backwards compatibility to make you aware that
this seemingly minor change requires a bump of the major version number.
The values of a dataset can, e.g., be stored in a hash table with the
times as keys, since H5MD 1.0 ensures that the times are unique.


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