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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: is there demand for itla?

From: Bruce Stephens
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: is there demand for itla?
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 10:26:06 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Andrew Suffield <address@hidden> writes:


> Here's a healthy dose of reality: we live in a world that has failed
> to produce an adequete replacement for Fortran-77, a language
> without structured loop statements. I don't think any language has
> much to be proud of.

Fortran-77 has DO loops.  No WHILE or similar things, but in its
domain those aren't so important.  More important is Fortran-77's lack
of user defined data types, I'd have thought.  And what's wrong with
Fortran-9x/95/2001 as replacements?

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