Fortran Forum

From: Michael Metcalf (metcalfmetcalf_at_compuserve.com)
Date: 07/20/04


Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 18:22:42 +0200

New Editor

I am happy to announce that Ian Chivers, formerly of King's College London
and an author of a number of books on Fortran, has accepted to become Editor
of Fortran Forum, as of the December 2004 issue. I wish Ian well in this
endeavor, and encourage prospective authors to contact him directly at
i.chivers@ntlworld.com.

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             August 2004 Issue:

   Progress with Fortran 2003 and its Technical Report, by J. Reid . 1

   New Editor . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

   Features proposed for the next revision, by D. Nagle . . . . . . 2

   Quantum computing in Fortran, by A. Markus. . . . . . . . . . . . 5

   Review of Fortran 95/2003 Explained, by V. Snyder . . . . . . . 12

   Whence Fortran? . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

   Announcements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

   Fortran Information File (Part 4, courses etc.) . . . . . . . . . 21

   Fortran Standard Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

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Fortran Forum is published three times a year under the auspices of
SIGPLAN. Founded by Loren Meissner, it has been the journal of record
of the Fortran community for over 20 years.

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institutional members of the ACM.

   Michael Metcalf, Editor

              (metcalfm@acm.com)