(j3.2006) Fortran user interest survey

Van Snyder van.snyder
Sat Jul 9 15:08:35 EDT 2016


On Sat, 2016-07-09 at 13:38 +0000, Bill Long wrote:
> On Jul 9, 2016, at 2:05 AM, Van Snyder <van.snyder at jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 2016-07-09 at 01:38 +0000, Bill Long wrote:
> >> Well, coarrays are sort of like the iPhone.  You don?t realize you
> >> want it until someone invents it for you.   We?re just a lot worse at
> >> marketing than Apple. 
> > 
> > Well, units are sort of like the iPhone.  You don?t realize you want it
> > until someone invents it for you.   We?re just a lot worse at marketing
> > than Apple. 
> 
> That?s just insulting, Van.

No, it just illustrates a difference in our priorities.  Cray is focused
on performance.  I'm focused on (1) getting the right answer, and (2)
reducing labor cost.

> Cheers,
> Bill
> 
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