(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.3613) Preparing for the Tokyo meeting

Toon Moene toon
Fri Oct 31 14:27:17 EDT 2008

John Reid wrote:

> As I see it, the most difficult problems that we need to face in Tokyo are:
> 1. Whether coarrays should be integrated in Part 1.

The Netherlands will vote for this.  BTW, this will be a matter of 
technology-push, if demand-pull won't show up.

My paper describing the implementation in GNU fortran is only 6 pages, 
and most people on the GCC summit understood the concept quite easily 
(even though I'm the only Fortran expert in a crowd of 120).

> 2. Whether to allow coarrays to be volatile.

I haven't formed an opinion on that one yet.

Kind regards,

Toon Moene - e-mail: toon at moene.indiv.nluug.nl - phone: +31 346 214290
Saturnushof 14, 3738 XG  Maartensdijk, The Netherlands
At home: http://moene.indiv.nluug.nl/~toon/
Progress of GNU Fortran: http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2008-01/msg00009.html

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