Python/Fortran interoperability

sturlamolden sturlamolden at
Mon Aug 24 02:39:34 CEST 2009

On 24 Aug, 02:26, nos... at see.signature (Richard Maine) wrote:

> You missed the word "OOP", which seemed like the whole point. Not that
> the particular word is used in the Fortran standard, but it isn't hard
> to guess that he means a derived type that uses some of the OOP
> features. Inheritance, polymorphism, and type-bound procedure (aka
> methods in some other languages) come to mind.

But C is not OOP. The ISO C bindings in Fortran are not ISO C++
bindings. This is for a reason: C++ does not have a standard ABI like

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