[Users] trac components

Steven R. Brandt sbrandt at cct.lsu.edu
Mon Dec 6 08:58:45 CST 2010

Do we have to call them components? Given that we're touting Cactus
as a component-based framework in which the components are the
thorns it seems awkward to use component for a group of thorns.


On 12/04/2010 12:16 AM, Erik Schnetter wrote:
> One reason for having components is so that people who are experts in
> one subject are not bothered by having to look at issues in other
> fields. As you mention, it also doesn't make sense to have more than
> five or ten components, because otherwise the distinctions would be so
> fine that people would misfile.
> This may work:
> Cactus (flesh and all Cactus* arrangements)
> Carpet (all Carpet* arrangements)
> Einstein Toolkit (all Einstein* arrangements)
> web sites (Cactus, Carpet, Einstein Toolkit, Trac, ...)
> utilities (SimFactory, GetComponents, ...)
> -erik

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