(j3.2006) GB36, GB43, GB51 request new text
Tue Oct 4 06:48:16 EDT 2011
Bill Long wrote:
> Three of the UK comments request new (non-normative) text be added.
> GB36 - add a Note with a simple example to explain paragraph 2 of 5.3.7.
> GB43 - replace A.1.1.
> GB51 - add a new A.2.4+ with an example illustrating MPI calls.
> I have some doubts about GB51 since it is unclear whether this should
> target the old MPI Fortran interface or the new one. Similarly, will
> this require a reference citation to the MPI standard (again, which
> one)? Finally, I have some misgivings about examples specific to MPI
> that would be integrated into a Fortran standard that already has
> facilities that make MPI no longer necessary.
> But the basic question here in, particularly for GB36 and GB43, are
> there any volunteers to write papers with the edits for these requests?
I will have a go at GB36, but do not have time today.
The only significant point that came from the C committee when they looked at a
draft was that they appreciated the examples and would like to see more. I don't
think we have done enough in this regard yet.
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