(j3.2006) Units of measurement in Fortran

Bill Long longb
Thu Apr 21 14:49:45 EDT 2011

On 4/21/11 12:06 AM, Keith Bierman wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 12:21 AM, Van Snyder <van.snyder at jpl.nasa.gov
> <mailto:van.snyder at jpl.nasa.gov>> wrote:
>     I was an official reviewer for DoD-1, which became Ada.  I tried in
>     about 1981-1983 to convince DoD to include units in Strawman, then
>     in Woodenman, then in Tinman, then in Steelman, then in Red, Green,
>     Yellow, and Blue, then in Ada when it finally had a name.  Colonel
>     Whittaker said "Huh?"...
> http://labs.oracle.com/projects/plrg/faq/index.html

Interesting web page.

> But it's obviously not Fortran.next

I hope not.  From what I've seen so far, Fortress appears to have not 
gotten much traction.



Bill Long                                           longb at cray.com
Fortran Technical Support    &                 voice: 651-605-9024
Bioinformatics Software Development            fax:   651-605-9142
Cray Inc./Cray Plaza, Suite 210/380 Jackson St./St. Paul, MN 55101

More information about the J3 mailing list