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Re: HDF, netCDF, etc question
Craig Markwardt <email@example.com> wrote:
: ronn kling <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
: * I advocated astronomy's FITS format. Plus: platform independent,
: metadata is in ASCII, good support in IDL Astronomy Library. Minus:
: seen as "archane."
I agree. Its very simple, very "sharable".
: * Many people seem to swear by Liam Gumley's binary tools. Plus: raw
: speed and direct access; platform neutral. Minus: low level.
I dunno about this. But before I advocated a simple, binary format
tied to a database for metadata. These could be a help here.