[MPI3 Fortran] Agenda for MPI3 Fortran Working group next week
crasmussen at newmexicoconsortium.org
Wed Jun 3 10:57:27 CDT 2009
Thanks for the reply.
On Jun 2, 2009, at 1:36 PM, N.M. Maclaren wrote:
>> Jeff and I have worked out a list of items we need to discuss for
>> next week. The goal is to finalize things so that we can begin to
>> put the API down in LaTex documents. Some of this issues are
>> pretty much resolved but we should go over them one more time.
> Here are some unasked for comments :-)
>> 1. Use of intent(IN/OUT/INOUT) for parameters.
>> These requires careful thought in some circumstances. For
>> example, should the Send/Recv and Isend/Irecv data buffers all be
>> INOUT to keep the compiler for doing surprising things?
> In that case, yes, clearly. I agree about the careful thought.
>> 4. What should the name of the new module be. We had discussed
>> not changing the name, i.e.,
>> USE MPI
>> However, users will have to explicitly change their code to use
>> the new module so I don't see how we can get away with using the
>> old module name.
> I fully agree. MPI3?
>> 5. Review what integer kind should be used for things like tags.
>> We've previously decided to use default integer kinds except for
>> possibly for counts, in which case we would specify a specific
>> kind, MPI_COUNT.
> Are there any tokens representing opaque types left? Other than
> those are the only ones that I can think of a strong reason for adding
> the complication of a special KIND.
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