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"Robert E. McGrath" <mcgrath@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: > Yes, we made a deliberate design decision to not require dimension > scale datasets to be the same size as the dimension. > > There are use cases where you might not want this, e.g., the > scale values are every 5th tick mark. > > Also, it is not clear what the semantics should be if a dataset > is extended: what should happen to an associated dimension scale > dataset? What if it is shared by several datasets? > > As to the interpretation: that is entirely up to the application. > > In the case of NC4, you should define some constraints, perhaps > as conventions. If necessary, you could put an additional > attribute on the scale dataset, to indicate that this should > be interpreted according to NC4 conventions. > OK, thanks! Ed -- Ed Hartnett -- ed@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx