(j3.2006) Interesting F2003-ism
Fri Feb 23 14:40:19 EST 2007
Aleksandar Donev wrote:
> Bill Long wrote:
>> Most of the rank-independent arguments I see in C libraries
>> are typeless buffers in routines used to just move data from one place
>> to another. Given that Fortran has intrinsic assignment for arrays,
>> libraries like these seem irrelevant to a Fortran programmer.
> That is where you are wrong!
Why is Bill wrong?
The examples in 9899, pages 250-251 involve packing
the va_arg parameters into arrays for further processing.
Plainly, array assignment allows this without the wrapper step.
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