[MPIWG Fortran] Question about 388 errata

N.M. Maclaren nmm1 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Sep 18 08:38:02 CDT 2013

On Sep 18 2013, Bill Long wrote:
>I'm not sufficiently informed about earlier MPI discussions to know 
>which is intended, but wanted to point out the distinction.   Rolf's 
>statement is essentially a requirement that all MPI vendors support the 
>new routines.  Mine is just a statement of fact and does not impose a 
>requirement on the vendors.
>I'm satisfied with either intention, since I use both of the new 
>compilers and would always want (as a user, and provide as an MPI 
>vendor) the new routines anyway.

When I can rely on the new interfaces, and get a moment to update my
course, I will start to teach them.  I suspect that most users and
teachers will agree with us, so it really is fairly moot how this is

Nick Maclaren.

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