Re: Preliminary HDF5 Dimension documents

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I wrote:

> Currently, each netCDF dimension must have a unique name.  There are
> several reasons for this:
>  4.  To distinguish between dimensions that happen to have the same
>      length but that are intended to represent distinct dimensions.
>      If two variable's dimensions are not related, we recommend
>      creating separate dimensions for them, even if they happen to
>      have the same length.

In rereading this after I posted it, I realize it's not really a valid
reason to require names for dimensions.  Distinct anonymous dimensions
that happen to have the same length are still distinct and presumably
distinguishable ...


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