Damian Rouson <dam...@rouson.net> wrote:
> For those interested, I just noticed that Portland Group has become
> the third compiler vendor (after Cray and IBM) to offer complete
> Fortran 2003 support and the first to do so on commodity/consumer
> platforms, including Mac OS, Windows, and Linux.
That would be good news, but based on prior data, I have to ask...
Have you verified that the compiler actually shipping now does, in fact
fully support f2003?
The reason I ask is that I recall PGI having an announcement of their
f2003 compiler some time ago; it was mentioned in the newsgroup here.
But the announcement turned out to be a bit of an ...um... exageration.
I forget the details, but I recall that the compiler that was actually
shipping was missing major parts of f2003 and that the announcement
described more what they planned to do than what had actually been done.
Perhaps the plans have now come to fruition. But it also occurs to me
that you might be looking at the same misleading announcements I recall
from earlier. I find both possibilities believable. That's why I have to
ask whether you have verified what is actually shipping. The past
history makes me mistrust relying on the sales blurbs and docs on their
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