[AstroPy] Re: functional interface for PyFITS?

Perry Greenfield perry at stsci.edu
Mon Mar 21 09:24:55 CST 2005


On Mar 21, 2005, at 10:22 AM, Ivo Busko wrote:

> Perry Greenfield wrote:
> <snip>
>> The defaults for these functions are the primary header if it contains
>> data, if not the first extension. Otherwise the user must select the
>> extension desired. The semantics are that these are file "atomic"
> <snip>
>
> In the second case, when there is data, do the first extension header
> also includes the primary header (in the way of the INHERIT keyword)?
>
> -Ivo
>
Initially, no. But I don't see why support for inheritance can't 
eventually be added.

Perry




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