[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Mon Feb 20 04:24:23 CST 2012


On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 1:54 AM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
> 20.02.2012 08:35, Paul Anton Letnes kirjoitti:
>> In the language wars, I have one question.
>> Why is Fortran not being considered?
>
> Fortran is OK for simple numerical algorithms, but starts to suck
> heavily if you need to do any string handling, I/O, complicated logic,
> or data structures.

Out of curiosity, is this still true for the latest Fortran versions?
I guess there the problem may be compiler support over various
platforms.

Stéfan


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