ASPECT Newsletter #74

Hello everyone!

       This is ASPECT newsletter #74.

It automatically reports recently merged features and discussions about the ASPECT mantle convection code.

Below you find a list of recently proposed or merged features:

#2832: www: publication list instructions (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2830: Further update the @misc template. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2829: avoid warning in gravity point postprocessor (proposed by tjhei)

#2828: www: publication plot (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2827: Fix the formatting of β€˜@misc’ entries. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2826: www: publications.html: remove pdf (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2825: www: update readme (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2824: update publications (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2823: Complete a bibtex entry. (proposed by bangerth)

#2822: Update citation templates. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2821: Fix typos (proposed by anne-glerum; merged)

#2820: Change order of spherical unit vectors from theta, phi to phi,theta (proposed by anne-glerum; merged)

#2819: Fix misspelled function names in error messages. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2818: Use std::unique_ptr in mesh ref and termination plugins. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2817: Use std::unique_ptr instead of std::shared_ptr for the boundary tractions. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2816: Use std::unique_ptr instead of std::shared_ptr in some initial temperature models. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2815: Use std::unique_ptr instead of std::shared_ptr in utilities.h/cc. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2812: Avoid bare β€˜new’ in almost all other places. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2793: memory statistics: add VmPeak (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#835: Add VoF Interface tracking (proposed by class4kayaker; merged)

And this is a list of recently opened or closed discussions:

#2831 [META] adding/fixing a publication (opened)

#2762 Better document how to add publications using ASPECT to the list on our website (closed)

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