Python/Fortran interoperability

Kurt Smith kwmsmith at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 16:49:56 CEST 2009


On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 9:21 AM, Stefan Behnel<stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> nmm1 at cam.ac.uk wrote:
>> I am interested in surveying people who want to interoperate between
>> Fortran and Python to find out what they would like to be able to do
>> more conveniently, especially with regard to types not supported for C
>> interoperability by the current Fortran standard.  Any suggestions as to
>> other ways that I could survey such people (Usenet is no longer as
>> ubiquitous as it used to be) would be welcomed.
>
> You might want to ask also on the Cython, NumPy and SciPy mailing lists.
> NumPy and SciPy have a rather large audience of scientific developers, and
> Cython has a running sub-project on providing better Fortran integration
> (which might be of interest to you anyway).

Thanks for the mention, Stefan.  For those who are interested, here's
my blog summarizing the status of 'fwrap,' a Fortran wrapper utility
for the C, Cython & Python languages.

http://fortrancython.wordpress.com/

Linked there are my talk slides & presentation at last week's SciPy
2009 conference, which gives a good overview.

Kurt



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