[Beowulf] A start in Parallel Programming?
James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Tue Mar 13 15:46:38 PDT 2007
At 02:58 PM 3/13/2007, Joe Landman wrote:
>>Pointers? Anathema! I'll bet you even do things like topological
>>sorts and other stuff out of Knuth, instead of nice clean matrix
>>math. If you don't know how big your arrays are and how many you
>>need before you start, then you don't understand your problem well
>>enough. Dynamic allocation is a sign of weak will, or worse.
>Egad man... have you not heard of the abuses of the fortran
heard of them? I've used them! And it's only abuse if you don't know
what you're doing. passed down to me as secrets of the guild. Named
COMMON too. And what of overlay loaders that actually depended on
such stuff to pass data from one overlay to the next. (this brings up
all sorts of interesting memories from 30 years ago)
>>We are piling the wood for the auto da fe right now...
>Ah... humor ....
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