Re: fortran equivalent to C

In article <498090bc.305570453@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Richard Harter <cri@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

And it isn't only the memory that needs rethinking - all explicit and
implicit states (including variables, flags and modes) need it, too.
Fortran has very few of those - C has a lot, not all of which are
commonly realised to exist.

Could you give an example of what you mean by explicit and
implicit states?

Explicit states include the locale setting, the internal shift state
used in wctomb etc. Implicit states include things like whether the
pragma FENV_ACCESS is in effect.

Nick Maclaren.