[Beowulf] g77 limits...
landman at scalableinformatics.com
Thu Feb 23 12:20:11 PST 2006
Robert G. Brown wrote:
> No arguments, except that REAL science and engineering is not by
> hypothesis flat, rectangular, or (only) complex. Fortran does decent
> formula translation type programming, but it is not terrible flexible or
> powerful otherwise. It has obvious weaknesses -- things that are just
> plain painful to do -- for all that it does what it does and was
> "meant" to do quite well. It wasn't designed to write editors or
> operating systems in, or to work well with symbols in general or memory
> in general.
I thought you said you worked on a Vax. The negative indexing tricks
were fun. Don't remember any of them.
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