IMAGE Programming Guidelines

Programming requirements and guidelines. Technical background report

This document describes the requirements and guidelines for the software of the IMAGE system. The motivation for this report was a substantial restructuring of the source code for IMAGE version 2.5. The requirements and guidelines relate to design considerations as well as to aspects of maintainability and portability. The design considerations determine guidelines about subjects, such as program structure, model hierarchy, the use of data modules, and the error message system. Maintainability and portability aspects determine the guidelines on, for example, the Fortran 90 standard, naming conventions, code lay-out, and internal documentation.


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Elke Stehfest Liesbeth de Waal


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IMAGE Programming Guidelines
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Programming requirements and guidelines
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16 September 2010
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