Cast not your Perl before swine?
levi at cold.org
Mon Dec 17 09:55:45 MST 2007
Justin Findlay <justin at jfindlay.us> writes:
> Yup, been there. And we were using F77 :-), but that's probably only
> because gcc-4 hadn't been released yet. I never hacked on the FORTRAN
> code though I could have and nobody would have thought anything of it
> except that all the other undergrads and grads used C++/Bash/Perl. Why
> would you use FORTRAN when lots of better languages existed? The thing
> is though that FORTRAN hasn't really been completely replaced. That's
> why I think Fortress will enjoy a broad user base.
Fortress looks like it could be really cool. I hope it catches on in
the scientific community. Guy Steele is the man. :)
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