(j3.2006) Asymmetry of REAL, CMPLX intrinsics

Jim Xia jimxia
Tue Jan 8 16:37:14 EST 2008

> One large customer has asked for the object-oriented features of
> Fortran 2003.  No one has asked for UDDTIO.

Interesting comments.  But I guess if you want to write code like "print 
*, x", while x being a polymorphic entity, you'll be out of luck without 
UDDTIO :-)  I saw demands for Fortran 2003 from customers, but a more 
pressing issue is to teach them how to use these features.


Jim Xia

XL Fortran Compiler Testing
IBM Toronto Lab at 8200 Warden Ave.
Phone (905) 413-3444  Tie-line 313-3444
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