[Beowulf] g77 limits...
James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Thu Feb 23 14:13:13 PST 2006
At 12:41 PM 2/23/2006, Gerry Creager N5JXS wrote:
>The HP Fortran5/pre77 implemented all these about 1980! And, upper-case
>is good for the soul. Real programmers really do shout!
I suppose, too, if you're doing heavy duty HPC, you'd be doing it on a CDC,
with 6bit characters and 60 bit words. Not enough room left for lower case
after sucking up 36 characters for 0-9 and A-Z.
Of course you have to shout. There's all the noise from the line printer
and the cooling fans.
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