[MPI3 Fortran] Results of San Jose Forum meeting

N.M. Maclaren nmm1 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 11 11:41:20 CST 2010

On Mar 11 2010, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> There certainly is an elegance to having no MPI handle conversion 
> functions between use mpi/use mpi3/mpif.h. It would have been nice to 
> avoid the lookup, but a) the cost really doesn't matter, and b) I think 
> the usability issue is nice (i.e., assignment), even if none of the other 
> benefits work out. But I'm not tied strongly to either way.

I don't find that having to define the internals of a derived type any
more elegant than defining two functions (or a single subroutine).

Nick Maclaren.

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