[MPI3 Fortran] Agenda for MPI3 Fortran Working group next week

N.M. Maclaren nmm1 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Jun 4 11:59:32 CDT 2009

On Jun 4 2009, Bill Long wrote:
>> Once one starts making radical changes, like replacing integer handles by
>> opaque types, trying to maintain ABI compatibility is a lost cause.  It
>> could be done transparently, but only in programs that always use USE 
>> MPI.
>One of the decisions the MPI group needs to make is whether using an MPI 
>module is required for the new interface.   If the answer is no, then 
>the space of options is reduced quite a bit.  I don't get a vote, but if 
>I did, I would favor a requirement that any program unit that uses MPI 
>facilities has access to the MPI module.

I don't, either, and I quite agree.

Nick Maclaren,
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