(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.3591) Assumed-type and Assumed-rank extensions for C Interop TR.

Van Snyder Van.Snyder
Fri Jul 25 21:13:41 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 13:19 -0500, Bill Long wrote:
> Aleks did say "like doing".  Modifying the rules for pointer assignment 
> is not in the paper.  Variables of type(*) are not allowed in that 
> context. We already have the c_f_pointer option, and I was intentional 
> in trying to minimize the impact on other parts of the standard in the 
> TR.  If we wanted to add the pointer assignment rule changes in a future 
> standard revision, the would be possible.  But it's not necessary to get 
> the needed functionality. (Unless I missed something, which is possible.)

Pointer assignment and argument association are intentionally very
similar.  We have made some efforts to preserve the similarity.  It
would be a good idea to carry that through.


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