Opened 9 months ago

Last modified 5 months ago

#170 new defect

Unlimited dimension should be listed as first variable dimension in Example H.2 CDL

Reported by: edavis Owned by: cf-conventions@…
Priority: medium Milestone:
Component: cf-conventions Version:
Keywords: Cc:

Description

In netCDF-3, the unlimited dimension must be declared first in the list of dimensions for a variable [1].

So need to switch order of dimensions for humidity variable in Example H.2 CDL:

float humidity(station,time) ;

to

float humidity(time,station) ;

[1] https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/docs/unlimited_dims.html

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 9 months ago by jonathan

Thanks for pointing it out.

comment:2 Changed 5 months ago by davidhassell

Much time has passed, so I think we can accept this defect ticket.

Thanks, Ethan

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