On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 11:55:32PM +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Monday 19 January 2004 14:21, kevin lyda wrote:
> > cue mail from people singing the praises of the stunning number of math
> > libraries for fortran.
> It's my impression that most maths projects at a research level -
> at least in subjects like cryptography and number theory -
> are written in C.
> The work in my dept on Lattice QCD all seems to be written in C
> for parallel computing.
> In fact I haven't seen anyone writing in Fortran for a long time.
Then you're not looking in the right department.
My father lectures in Chemistry and swears by Fortran. To the extent
he takes the position that chemists can "write fortran programs in any
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