(j3.2006) Interesting F2003-ism

Aleksandar Donev donev1
Sat Feb 24 04:48:48 EST 2007


Dan Nagle 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?
Sorry, you misread what I said. I did not say that libraries that "just 
move data from one place to another" are relevant. I said that there are 
other C/C++ libraries that are relevant and do much more than that.
Aleks
P.S. What is 9899?



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