(j3.2006) Interesting F2003-ism

Dan Nagle dannagle
Thu Feb 22 19:04:22 EST 2007


Aleksandar Donev wrote:


>  No one in C will write two different procedures, one to 
> handle an assumed shape array of rank-1, and another of rank-2, up to 
> 15. It is a complete and useless waste of time for everyone and is what 
> gives Fortran its bad name...

You're simply making the point that a better abstraction for arrays
would be helpful in some situations.

At the risk of sounding redundant :-), Van had such a proposal for f08.


Dan Nagle
Purple Sage Computing Solutions, Inc.

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