[Mpi-forum] MPI_Comm_create_group Meeting

James Dinan dinan at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Nov 4 11:07:10 CDT 2011

Based on the doodle poll, it looks like Monday at 3pm CT will be the 
best time to meet.  We'll use the hybrid WG telecon bridge:

     Domestic dial number: 866-654-6744
     International dial number: 517-308-8226
     Passcode: 6086006

See you then,

On 11/1/11 2:33 PM, James Dinan wrote:
> Hi All,
> I would like to form a group to review the MPI_Comm_create_group()
> proposal (#286) for a formal reading at the next Forum meeting. If you
> are interested in joining the discussion, could you please fill in your
> availability for a one hour conference call next week:
> http://www.doodle.com/9tganzq2hqiqy7kt
> We have a couple issues to discuss:
> 1.) The name of the function: MPI_Comm_create_group,
> MPI_Group_comm_create, MPI_Comm_create_from_group, ...
> 2.) The tag argument: Should we use a tag or a "color" to establish a
> safe communication conduit on the parent communicator. As discussed at
> the Forum, using a tag could conflict with the use of MPI_ANY_TAG on the
> parent communicator. A color would avoid this issue, however it could
> complicate tag matching.
> 3.) Changes to the text.
> Thanks,
> ~Jim.
> PS- I've attached a copy of the current text with comments from the
> formal reading at the last Forum meeting (in Acrobat: Comments ->
> Comments View -> Show Comments List for the full list).
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