Commit 23bba3b4 authored by Peter Bastian's avatar Peter Bastian

some more description of gmsh

[[Imported from SVN: r260]]
parent 1b75b24b
......@@ -979,9 +979,13 @@ Again, no interface specification exists for file readers in \Dune.
Arguably the most important file format currently supported by \Dune is
the \lstinline!gmsh! format. \lstinline!Gmsh!\footnote{\url{http://geuz.org/gmsh/}}
is an open-source grid generator. It creates simplicial grids in 2d and 3d
is an open-source grid generator and modeller. It allows to define
geometries using a boundary representation (interactively and via its
own modelling language resulting in \lstinline!.geo!-files),
creates simplicial grids in 2d and 3d (using
\lstinline!tetgen! or \lstinline!netgen!)
and stores them in files ending in \lstinline!.msh!. \lstinline!Gmsh!
can be compiled with \lstinline!OpenCascade!, an open-source CAD
can also be compiled with \lstinline!OpenCascade!, an open-source CAD
kernel. Via \lstinline!gmsh!
CAD geometries, e.~g.~from IGES or STEP files, can be meshed and subsequently be used in
\Dune. Moreover, the reader supports second order
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