graphics/opendx and dropping science/hdf

Chet Nieter nieter at
Thu Apr 8 11:09:39 PDT 2004

There is another hdf5 reader (dxhdf5) for OpenDX developed at the
University of Colorado at Boulder.  There is some documentation for this 
package and a user's mailing list as well.  


--Chet Nieter

On Thu, 8 Apr 2004, Mike Folk wrote:

> (Thanks for cc'ing me Quincey.)
> Just a couple other comments about open dx:
> The CACTUS project has been using open dx with hdf5 for several years.  I 
> strongly suspect there are others, but don't know specifics.  As far as I 
> know, the CACTUS folks haven't documented their work (I asked them a few 
> times, but that was a couple of years ago), so I don't know exactly how 
> they organize the data.
> Open dx and hdf5 are a natural combination, and it's a pity we haven't 
> married them in some formal way, and we'd love to work with you if you move 
> in that direction.
> Mike

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