(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.4345) Good news for the Fortran 2003 standard

Van Snyder Van.Snyder
Thu Nov 4 13:48:19 EDT 2010

On Thu, 2010-11-04 at 05:51 -0700, Tobias Burnus wrote:
> On 11/04/2010 12:26 PM, John Reid wrote:
> > WG5,
> >
> > I gave a talk on Fortran 2008 at a meeting at ECMWF yesterday. Ahead 
> > of me was a talk by Dave Norton of The Portland Group. Among other 
> > things, he said that they plan to support the whole of Fortran 2003 
> > next year.
> Kudos to the Portland Group! By the way, his slides are available at 
> http://www.ecmwf.int/newsevents/meetings/workshops/2010/high_performance_computing_14th/presentations/
> Given that also other vendors come closer to having all Fortran 2003 
> features implemented and (well) tested by early-adopting users, it seems 
> that one can really start using all of Fortran 2003. (Especially since 
> some vendors already have Fortran 2003 compilers, though some bugs only 
> are found when the number of users grows.)

Unfortunately, Fujitsu, at least by way of Lahey/Fujitsu in the United
States, have decided not to do any further development work on the
32-bit Linux Fortran 95 compiler.

Has anybody heard what Fujitsu's plans are for Linux on Intel/AMD?

> Tobias
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