(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.3778) Ballot on the technical content of the TR

Robert Corbett Robert.Corbett
Tue Dec 9 00:22:12 EST 2008

Van Snyder wrote:
> Robert Corbett wrote:
>>I am not pleased that the proposal is making other vendors' 
>>extensionsto the data structures, beyond what is needed for Fortran, 
>>part of theFortran language.
> Keep in mind that the Further Interoperability with C TR affects only 
> interfaces with BIND(C).  Vendors can handle them differently from 
> interfaces without BIND(C) if they choose to do so.

I understand that.  I also understand the advantage the proposal will
give to vendors who already use the knew capabilities.  I don't like
Sun being put at a disadvantage relative to those vendors.

Bob Corbett

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