Error Testing

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Fri Nov 1 09:32:24 CET 2013


On 2013-11-01, William Ray Wing <wrw at mac.com> wrote:

> Actually, FORTRAN is probably responsible for more CPU cycles being
> executed even today than most other languages.  If you think about
> the fact that most large scientific simulation codes (weather
> forecasting, combustion modeling, finite-element modeling and so on),
> are still FORTRAN based, and that those are the codes that occupy
> multi-hundred-thousand-core petaflop class supper computers for weeks
> on end, you have to respect its longevity.

IIRC, some of the scientific computing libraries I used to use daily
in Python data-crunching programs are still written in FORTRAN. 

-- 
Grant



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