We argue that contrary to recent suggestions, nonextensive statistical mechanics has no relevance for inhomogeneous systems of particles interacting by short-range potentials. We show that these systems are perfectly well described by the usual Boltzmann-Gibbs statistical mechanics.
Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics. Vol. 90, no. 2 (Aug. 2014), 026102, 2 p.