ASPECT Newsletter #84

Hello everyone!

       This is ASPECT newsletter #84.

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:

#3187: fix a few clang-tidy suggestions (proposed by tjhei)
#3185: Minor cleanups while looking at something VoF related. (proposed by bangerth)
#3184: Add a rheological parameter to visco_plastic (proposed by naliboff)
#3183: Add more spiegelman benchmark files (proposed by MFraters)
#3182: Streamline pull request template (proposed by gassmoeller; merged)
#3181: Reorder writing checkpoints (proposed by gassmoeller; merged)
#3179: Add new solver scheme: single advection, iterated Newton Stokes (proposed by anne-glerum; merged)
#3088: Python contrib (proposed by MarineLasbleis; merged)

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

#3186 Status of the Volume of Fluid implementation (opened)

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