[Beowulf] g77 limits...

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Thu Feb 23 15:20:11 EST 2006



Robert G. Brown wrote:

> No arguments, except that REAL science and engineering is not by
> hypothesis flat, rectangular, or (only) complex.  Fortran does decent
> formula translation type programming, but it is not terrible flexible or
> powerful otherwise.  It has obvious weaknesses -- things that are just
> plain painful to do -- for all that it does what it does and was
> "meant" to do quite well.  It wasn't designed to write editors or
> operating systems in, or to work well with symbols in general or memory
> in general.

I thought you said you worked on a Vax.  The negative indexing tricks 
were fun.  Don't remember any of them.


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