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[fitsbits] The CONTINUE and HIERARCH Conventions Public CommentPeriods by Robert Hanisch
The description of the HIERARCH convention is inconsistent, I think, regarding the length of the component tokens. At the top of p. 2 it says "Under the ESO...
September 7th 07 04:44 PM
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[fitsbits] Definition of "deprecated" by William Pence
As I recall, the definition of "deprecate" was carefully crafted to satisfy the radio interferometry community. The reason for deprecating random groups was...
September 5th 07 09:49 PM
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[fitsbits] Question(s) regarding development of proprietaryFITS manipulation software. . . by Michael Williams
Sorry for the late reply all. Been having severe trouble with my hosting. Anyway, just wanted to drop a quick "Thank you" to everyone; specifically...
August 30th 07 02:48 AM
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[fitsbits] Definition of "deprecated" by Mark Calabretta
On Mon 2007/08/27 10:19:32 MST, "Dick Shaw" wrote in a message to: "This term is used to refer to obsolete structures that _should...
August 28th 07 02:55 AM
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[fitsbits] Question(s) regarding development of proprietaryFITS manipulation software. . . by Mark Calabretta
On Mon 2007/08/27 11:32:19 -0400, Michael Williams wrote in a message to: Thierry Forveille and copied to:...
August 28th 07 02:20 AM
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[fitsbits] Definition of "deprecated" by Dick Shaw
Looking at the current vs. proposed definitions of what it means to say that a structure is "deprecated" in FITS, and considering some of the discussion on...
August 27th 07 06:19 PM
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[fitsbits] Proposed Changes to the FITS Standard by Preben Grosbol
On Monday 23 July 2007 21:03, William Pence wrote: Please post any comments, suggestions, or concerns regarding these proposals (or any other suggestions...
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August 25th 07 05:01 PM
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[fitsbits] Abuse of EXTEND keyword by Arnold Rots
And so: The inescapable conclusion appears to be that EXTEND and NEXTEND are keywords that have outlived their usefulness, should be deprecated and ignored...
August 24th 07 07:57 PM
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[fitsbits] Abuse of EXTEND keyword by Preben Grosbol
On Friday 24 August 2007 14:12, Randall Thompson wrote: If the consensus is that there should not be any connection between the primary header and ...
August 24th 07 01:46 PM
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[fitsbits] Abuse of EXTEND keyword by Randall Thompson
I understand this point however you can not prevent users from adding their own (conforming) keywords If the consensus is that there should not be any...
August 24th 07 01:12 PM
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[fitsbits] Abuse of EXTEND keyword by Preben Grosbol
On Thursday 23 August 2007 23:15, Randall Thompson wrote: Although not a reserved keyword, NEXTEND is commonly used to describe the number of included...
August 24th 07 08:46 AM
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[fitsbits] Abuse of EXTEND keyword by Preben Grosbol
On Thursday 23 August 2007 03:25, Tim Pearson wrote: My guess (it's a long time ago) is that there were FITS files out * there that had special records...
August 23rd 07 01:59 PM
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[fitsbits] once FITS always FITS by Preben Grosbol
On Tuesday 21 August 2007 19:10, Steve Allen wrote: A question for those who have been around longer than I: Does "once FITS always FITS" mean I'm may...
August 22nd 07 09:11 AM
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[fitsbits] Proposed Changes to the FITS Standard by Mark Calabretta
On Tue 2007/08/21 17:56:49 -0400, William Pence wrote in a message to: FITSBITS The difference here is that I was quoting the revised...
August 22nd 07 03:41 AM
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[fitsbits] [Fwd: Proposed Changes to the FITS Standard] by Maren Purves
sorry, didn't mean to send this to Bill (Pence) only. Maren Purves wrote: Bill, I read this like Bill Thompson. The fact that the standard requires ...
August 22nd 07 12:21 AM
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[fitsbits] Proposed Changes to the FITS Standard by Rob Seaman
Perhaps there is a consensus building to back off from an absolute ban on duplicate keywords. Here's my reply to Bill's latest in any event - kind of a...
August 21st 07 06:43 PM
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[fitsbits] Fwd: multiple keyword occurance in header by Arnold Rots
The way we solved fixing the order of HISTORY keywords in headers of Chandra FITS files was to reserve the last 8 characters for a sequence label (3 chars) +...
August 21st 07 02:32 PM
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[fitsbits] Fwd: multiple keyword occurance in header by Walter Jaffe
Two (smallish) problems with HISTORY text 1 HISTORY text 2 ... 1. If the original texts+comments fill the full 80 byte card image, the last 8 characters,...
August 21st 07 12:37 PM
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[fitsbits] Question(s) regarding development ofproprietary FITS manipulation software. . . by William Pence
gberz3 wrote: Thanks Maren. One question I suppose I've just forgotten to ask: Is there anything particularly special about the actual graphics content ...
August 20th 07 10:59 PM
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[fitsbits] Fwd: multiple keyword occurance in header by Rob Seaman
Meant to send this to fitsbits: Begin forwarded message: From: Rob Seaman Date: August 20, 2007 8:50:12 AM MST To: Walter Jaffe...
August 20th 07 04:50 PM
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