cvs commit: ports/science/hdf5 Makefile distinfo pkg-plist
kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Feb 25 15:21:46 PST 2004
On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 12:15:26AM +0100, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> V ?t, 26. 02. 2004 v 00:10, Kris Kennaway p??e:
> > > Modified files:
> > > science/hdf5 Makefile distinfo pkg-plist
> > > Log:
> > > After repocopy from graphics/hdf5,
> > >
> > > - Update to 1.6.2
> > > - Pass maintainership to submitter
> > I looked at the pkg-descr, and I couldn't see how this was a
> > scientific application (or graphics, for that matter). What am I
> > missing?
> Quoting submitter of a PR:
> Please move it from the 'graphics' categry to the 'science' category,
> which is more appropriate.
> End of quote. Submitter is one of authors of the software, so I assumed
> he knows best.
> What category do you think it should be in? It sounds
> like a file format for storing scientific data to me.
I'm sure it could be used for that, but it sounds like a generic data
storage format that can be used for non-science applications too.
Kind of like a database :-)
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