(j3.2006) Question about co-arrays
Fri Feb 9 13:16:44 EST 2007
On Fri, 9 Feb 2007, Aleksandar Donev wrote:
> The "feature" is trivial. It is more work for implementors to prohibit C_PTR
> in I/O than to allow it....after all, "implementation dependent" means they
> can simply print a blank character if they are really that lazy.
Despite the silly suggestion, I can assure you that you're incorrect on
> Telling people to use horrid things like TRANSFER to do a simple task is,
> well, horrid...IMO, of course.
But what is wrong with TRANSFER()? You're asking for a construct that
does the exact same thing. In the case of pointers, TRANSFER() is even
portable across architectures.
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