Re: suggestions for restricted sharing of variables
In article <9Idyr.7823$%E2.email@example.com. com>,
"Terence" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I had almost finished a long posting to explain why most CLF postings are
> now about installing compilers,
Yes, there are some of those.
> successfully using them,
Yes, those too.
> or finding how to
> express a simple F77 process in F90/95 or later code.
There are very few of those. In fact, I don't even remember the one
you are talking about, and that is probably the only one in the past
year or two.
> I.e. complexity is
> crippling productivity and comprehension of other's code
When you begin with an incorrect premise, you draw incorrect
> Then I read Phillip's posting and found he had matched exactly my own
> posting of years ago, of my decription of trying to acheive something in
> F90/95 that was SO simple in F77 (passing language text tables with the text
> length counts, the text and the message number, using a COMMON block).
Odd. My previous post explained several things that could be done
with modules that cannot be done with common blocks.
> was never solved by the Fortran community, in spite of a lot of suggestions,
> and again, I stayed with F77.
> "If it isn't broken, don't try to fix it".
I expect you are in a small minority with your opinion. Perhaps a
minority of one.
$.02 -Ron Shepard