(j3.2006) "Contiguous" doesn't quite do what I need

Dan Nagle dannagle
Fri Mar 23 14:47:25 EDT 2007


Van Snyder wrote:


> The notation I propose is just as simple as the contiguous attribute,
> and entirely subsumes it.  Instead of "real, contiguous :: A(:,:,:)" one
> writes "real :: A(::1,::1,::1)".

With rank as high as 15, the above is, indeed, complicated,
and, IMHO, extremely error-prone.

Parenthesized lists, where the applications programmer must count,
rather than name, the item to receive the attribute, should be


Dan Nagle
Purple Sage Computing Solutions, Inc.

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