Re: Preliminary HDF5 Dimension documents


John Caron <caron@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

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,

Pardon my ignorance.

Could you give me some pointers to the "higher level Conventions"
that we should try to target.

(I think you can see where I'm coming from: if there is a requirement
here, we need to state it carefully and make sure we are addressing it.)