[MPIWG Fortran] ticket 351

N.M. Maclaren nmm1 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Nov 10 10:01:28 CST 2015

On Nov 9 2015, Jeff Hammond wrote:
>What does processor-specific mean?  It is specific to the manufacturer, the
>ISA, the SKU number, the serial number, ...?  I can't even fathom what sort
>of terrible thinking lead someone to write such a phrase in a language
>Why not do what everyone else does and say "implementation-specific"?  I
>don't even think the behavior is remotely sensitive to the processor.  The
>support for EXECUTE_COMMAND_LINE is primarily a function of the OS, which
>is not a very different thing than a processor.

Because Fortran standards predate the C-derived ones by a quarter of a

Nick Maclaren.

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