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Ed Hartnett wrote:
we need shared dimensions: almost all higher level Conventions rely on them. they dont always rely on them for just coordinate variables. Generalizarions of coordinate variables also need shared dimensions, but cannot use coordinate variables.John Caron <caron@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:2. So, generally I like your Dimension Scale proposal. The main things we need are 1) shared Dimensions even when theres not a coordinate variable (perhaps a Dimension Scale without the values?), 2) eachI wonder, though, why we need this in HDF. If we have a shared dimension without coordinate values, how is that different from an unshared dimension without coordinate values (which is what HDF currently provides?) Ed