[Mpi-forum] Proposal to establish the Miscellaneous Working Group

Rainer Keller keller at hlrs.de
Fri Aug 8 13:05:49 CDT 2008

Hello dear Adam,
thanks for starting the group.
We would support this and participate.

With best regards,

On Freitag, 8. August 2008, Adam Moody wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'd like to propose a new Miscellaneous working group as a placeholder
> for ideas which don't nicely fit into any of the existing working
> groups.  At the moment, here are the topics I'd like to include in such
> a group.
> * Recommending standard names and options for MPI compiler wrappers, in
> the same way the 2.0 makes recommendations about mpiexec
> * Assembling test suites for 2.2 and 3.0, perhaps not blessed by the
> standard, but a place where all MPI developers can download and/or
> contribute tests to check their MPI meets the spec (or rather doesn't
> fail to meet the spec for some particular test case)
> * Organizing a survey to identify features that users currently use in
> MPI, and for feedback on new features proposed for 3.0
> * Recommending standard tools interfaces, like MPIR_PROCDESC
> I'm willing to chair this group.  Are there other organizations who
> would support it?
> -Adam Moody
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