[Mpi-forum] ABI

Pavan Balaji balaji at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Dec 4 15:06:16 CST 2013

On Dec 4, 2013, at 2:58 PM, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) <jsquyres at cisco.com> wrote:

> On Dec 4, 2013, at 3:54 PM, Pavan Balaji <balaji at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>> And no, we are not proposing it for MPI-4.  That’s a horrible idea.  :-)
> So why are you proposing it at all, then?  :-)

I didn’t say it’s not useful.  I just said it shouldn’t be standardized.  :-)

Also, it’s not like we’ll never change ABI again.  We’ll just be more conservative and everyone in the “team” will change it at the same time.  If it’s in the MPI standard, we lose that flexibility.

Pavan Balaji

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