Re: Preliminary HDF5 Dimension documents

Hi Russ,

> 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 ...
    Yup. :-)

        Quincey