[Developers] ambiguity in param.ccl : default value or description ?

Tom Goodale goodale at cct.lsu.edu
Tue Aug 10 11:18:59 CDT 2004


Hi,

the below should be an error; you can't change the default value of a 
parameter when extending it.

Tom

On Wed, 28 Jul 2004, Jian Tao wrote:

> Hi,
>
> When I had a look at the parameter.ccl file of Maximal.
> I found the following statements:
>
> EXTENDS KEYWORD lapse_evolution_method
> {
>  "maximal" :: "maximal slicing"
> } "Solve the maximal slicing equation"
>
> According to the manual,  "Solve the maximal slicing equation" should be
> the
> default value of "lapse_evolution_method", but is it allowed to set
> default
> value to an extended keyword ? If it is, then which default value should
> Cactus choose when the a user forgets to set the value ?
>
> If your web browser is able to parse xml files, you can try the following
> link:
> http://qbert1.cct.lsu.edu/~xcactus/cactus_xsd/xml/Maximal.xml
> for a quick reference. You can also go to
> http://qbert1.cct.lsu.edu/~xcactus/cactus_xsd/xml/ to see other generated
> xml
> files.
>
> Jian
>
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> Jian Tao, WUGRAV, Washington University
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