[MPI3 Fortran] Deprecate mpif.h?

Bill Long longb at cray.com
Thu Mar 4 17:55:26 CST 2010

Supalov, Alexander wrote:
> Now, imagine we deprecate the mpif.h/mpi module and add the mpi3 module. It look like we'll upset 90% of the users and prevent other 7% from going to MPI-3. Makes 97%. Bad.
> Imagine we freeze mpif.h/mpi module and add mpi3 module. We'll probably hit 7% of the users who would otherwise be willing to try MPI-3. Not deadly but still painful.

In this context, I believe that "deprecate" and "freeze" mean the same 
thing.  Thus, there is not a distinction between these two cases.


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