(j3.2006) One of the proposals in 12-195 that didn't get out ofsubgroup

Malcolm Cohen malcolm
Wed Oct 31 21:00:13 EDT 2012

As far as I am concerned this is a bad idea and should remain in the circular 
filing cabinet.

If the user wants a type-bound procedure pointer assignment, there is absolutely 
nothing stopping him from writing one.  Just do it.  Virtually zero "code bloat" 
(and no code bloat at all in the places where it is used), and he doesn't have 
to wait 10 years for compilers to support a new feature.

................................Malcolm Cohen, Nihon NAG, Tokyo. 

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