(j3.2006) Optional parts of programming languages

Dan Nagle dannagle
Thu Aug 23 20:25:23 EDT 2007


Robert Corbett wrote:


> Section 14 of the standard states:
>      Whether the modules are provided is processor dependent.
> That saounds optional to me.  I would be glad to have co-arrays
> added to the language on that basis.

Whether your hardware supports (any of) 754 is beyond the standard.
Whether your compiler compiles square brackets is a syntax issue
and should not be beyond the standard.  How many images your
processor can handle is beyond the standard
as per the size and complexity clause.


Dan Nagle
Purple Sage Computing Solutions, Inc.

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