From: Colin Watters on 13 Feb 2010 16:15
> I don't know anyone who really likes Fortran as a language --
Agreed, Fortran is an awful language. Trouble is, everything else is either
worse, or much worse.
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From: jwm on 13 Feb 2010 18:47
On Feb 12, 6:32 pm, George White <aa...(a)chebucto.ns.ca> wrote:
> I don't know anyone who really likes Fortran as a language -- what we like
I only have one simple rule to decide on that: If curly brackets are
not integral part of the language's syntax, then I like it ;)
From: Gib Bogle on 13 Feb 2010 20:23
George White wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Feb 2010, Grue6502 wrote:
>> I am new to Fortran and am wondering if their are any compilers for
>> Mac OS X? I know specifics on my intended use would be wanted by any
>> answerers, but I have none. Basically I've read that it still beats
>> the other languages for number crunching, which caught my interest.
>> Therefore I'm just looking for a compiler so I can play around with
>> Fortran to see if I like the language. My previous experiences with
>> programming are Java, C, and a little assembly. I've done some
>> examination of the syntax and I like what I see. However, one can't
>> know if they really like using a language until they, well...use it.
>> Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
> I don't know anyone who really likes Fortran as a language
I like it, but you don't know me very well. ;-)
I can code in Fortran more effortlessly and with fewer errors than in the other
languages I know (e.g. C, Java, Delphi). It isn't the language for every
purpose (none is), but it works well for my purposes.