(j3.2006) Is the SIZE intrinsic definition correct?
dick.hendrickson at att.net
Mon May 19 18:01:13 EDT 2008
It wasn't really me that found it. It came from an interchange on
comp.lang.fortran, mostly between James Van Buskirk and James Giles
-------------- Original message from Bill Long <longb at cray.com>: --------------
> Good catch, Dick.
> This change occurred between 07-007 and 07-007r1, and I believe it was
> not intended. Paper 07-116r1 has hundreds of small edits, most of which
> have little context. Two consecutive ones are
> 424:11+1 "of...array" => "a scalar or array of any type"
> 426:24+1 "of...array" => "an array of any type"
> The one on page 426 is for SIZE. I suspect that after a couple of
> hundred of these, the editor's eyes wandered a line above and got the
> wrong edit. Given the density of edits in 07-116r1, I'd be impressed if
> this were the only transcription error.
> I assume Malcolm can add a fix for this to 019.
> Dick Hendrickson wrote:
> > Is the definition ARRAY argument of the SIZE intrinsic correct?
> > 13.7.155 says
> > "ARRAY shall be a scalar or array of any type"
> > but all of the discussion and examples only refer to
> > case where ARRAY is an array.
> > The definition in the chapter 2 glossary says
> > 2.1.101
> > size
> > of an array, the total number of elements in the array
> > Which also seems to imply that only arrays have a size.
> > Dick Hendrickson
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