Glenn R Fulford
glennfulford at bigpond.com
Fri Nov 23 05:08:26 CET 2001
"Huaiyu Zhu" <huaiyu at gauss.almadan.ibm.com> wrote in message
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> On Wed, 21 Nov 2001 19:25:01 -0800, Glenn R Fulford
> <glennfulford at bigpond.com> wrote:
> If you have tried to solve differential equations with a difference method
> in Fortran you'd have felt the pain of indexing from one. More
> specifically, if you divide an interval into n, the nodes would be most
> naturally labelled [0, 1, ..., n]. There are many other situations, but I
> won't repeat them.
Good example. I have solved DEs with finite difference and found it a bit
anoying. That is where Fortran900 is good, where you can declare where you
want the arrays so start from.
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