(j3.2006) [MPI3 Fortran] Feedback from Fortran J3 meeting
Wed May 28 22:15:31 EDT 2008
On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 12:42 PM, Bill Long <longb at cray.com> wrote:
> I see this as very backward looking. We've done a lot of work to
> produce a native parallel programming model within Fortran that lacks
> these problems that MPI has. Producing a whole optional part of the
> standard just to accommodate a legacy library that one would expect,
> over time, to fall by the wayside, seems like a bad idea on multiple
I've heard (worse, I've said such things) on and off since the mid 80's with
the preMPI messaging passing stuff.
Sadly, message passing has grown not shrunk. I doubt it is going away during
my lifetime (sad to say).
khbkhb at gmail.com
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