[Beowulf] Java vs C++ for interfacing to parallel library

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Tue Aug 22 15:03:39 EDT 2006


On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Ed Hill wrote:

> But seriously, I've read of efforts to standardize (within the official
> ISO documents) the linking conventions so that its easier to call C
> routines from Fortran and vice versa.  Unfortunately, these proposals
> were rejected during the last couple of Fortran standards updates.  For
> shame...

Seriously, I agree.  I also particularly liked your statement that
really applications should "aspire to become libraries".  Very well put.

>
> Ed
>
> ps - Semi-relevant link for the day:
>
>     http://www.fortranstatement.com/cgi-bin/petition.pl

    rgb

(OK, now I'm REALLY done with the thread...;-)

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