(j3.2006) are selectors allowed to be procedures ?
Fri Oct 23 11:00:29 EDT 2009
Jim Xia wrote:
> j3-bounces at j3-fortran.org wrote on 10/23/2009 10:19:27 AM:
> > All of this discussion is about a Fortran 2003 feature. This particular
> > section does appear to be half-baked (allowing, at least literally, some
> > forms of procedure and not others). If you mean but 'not ready' that
> > the door for features/edits in f2013 is not open, then I agree. If you
> > mean that there is a technical problem with implementing the current
> > half-baked rule in a compiler, I don't see why that is the case.
> What I meant was this seemed to be a candidate feature for the next
> standard, or F2013 as you coined it. There shouldn't be much of
> implementation hurdle once all the language semantics are sorted out.
> After all, compilers have dealt with the data selectors. It's more of
> an issue of standardizing the feature so everyone agrees with the
OK, we're on the same page here.
> > I'd be less happy with this, but if anything it is an F03 interp issue.
> > It might be possible to complete the baking as interp edits, rather than
> > having to wait for a 2013 feature.
> This appears too big a change to F03, plus the door to interps to F03
> has closed, right?
I believe we've decided no more Corrigenda for F2003 beyond one based on
the current interps in flight. Someone can still submit an interp
request - it would just be converted to be against F2008 instead once
F2008 is published (and F2003 deleted).
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