A full explanation of association candidates be found under the design section.
The JWST pipeline environment has specific requirements that must be
met by any task running in that environment. The
asn_generate conforms to those specifications.
There are two programmatic entry points: the
class and the
Main is the highest level entry and is what is
instantiated when the command line
asn_generate is used.
Main parses the command line options, creates the
generate, and saves the resulting associations.