Cast not your Perl before swine?

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Fri Dec 14 20:57:52 MST 2007

On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 01:49:40PM -0700, Mister E wrote:

> Fortran77 might be a different story.  I still have not recouped the
> college course fees, in wages, directly relating to that material I
> learned a billion computer light-years ago.

Well, I think I know why you aren't making much money using Fortran in
astronomical applications. You and Han Solo. :-)

The navigation software that JPL used to guide the Voyager spacecraft
past Jupiter and Saturn was done in Fortran. They may still be using
that code, for all I know.


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