(j3.2006) Units of measurement in Fortran

Robert Corbett robert.corbett
Thu Apr 21 18:04:58 EDT 2011


On 04/21/11 15:01, Bill Long wrote:
> In the same way that the long list of other new languages have been 
> poised to leave Fortran in the dust?
>
> I have not heard that much "praise" for Fortress, outside of 
> self-promoting from the developers.
>
> Cheers,
> Bill

The Fortress folks did not disparage Fortran.  I recall Guy Steele 
saying nice things
about Fortran in his Fortress talks.  The Sather folks, on the other 
hand, made it their
mission to eliminate Fortran.

Bob Corbett



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