(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.4655) [ukfortran] AW: Vote on N1904

N.M. Maclaren nmm1
Thu Mar 15 15:35:44 EDT 2012

On Mar 15 2012, Craig Rasmussn wrote:

> The intent (surely, no pun intended) for MPI-3 receive buffers was to 
> stay away from requirement that "the dummy argument becomes undefined on 
> invocation of the procedure." Thus all of the MPI-3 TYPE(*) dummy 
> arguments are either INTENT(IN) or no intent is specified.
> Would appreciate advice if anyone believes that this was the wrong 
> decision.

I believe not.  Certainly, I wasn't asserting it.  My point was different,
and I now realise that I made a mistake using MPI as an example - I should
have used another example.

Given that there seems to be general agreement (Nick dissenting), I don't
think that it worth spending more time on this.

Nick Maclaren.

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