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  • computational-flow-dynamics

    A repository for tracking all variations of Dr. Morris' CFC research code

    This is somewhat of a link dump since the code is definitely too hard to interpret for someone not familiar but this is me converting some fairly performant Fortran code to python w/ numba at only a 1-2% performance penalty.

  • http-client

    http-client offers a user-friendly, high-level API to make HTTP requests in Fortran. (by fortran-lang)

    Fortran-lang's role (as an open-source org) has been 4-pronged: Tooling (build system and package manager, testing, eventually compilers etc.), modernized and maintained libraries (stdlib, minpack, fftpack, etc.), community space (Discourse), and evangelism/marketing (website, Twitter, blog posts etc.). Some members participate in the standardization process of the language, but the groups and processes are separate and complementary.

    It's true that one goal may be to pick an important race and try to win it.

    Another goal, in my view more important, is to make Fortran more pleasant to use for people/Orgs who need it (there are many) and for people who love it (there are many).

    I've found that more often than not, people/teams first like working with a technology, and then come up with technical arguments for why that technology is the best choice. Often the arguments are valid, sometimes they're made up, but ultimately underneath it all you either like it or not and that's all that matters. My goal with Fortran-lang has been to slowly and continuously increase the surface area of Fortran's likability. Fortran is not for everyone, but for people who think it may be, we can work to make it better and more pleasant to use.

    As one example, we just released a small library to make high-level HTTP requests from Fortran applications: This was a product of one of our Google Summer of Code contributors.

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  • git

    A fork of Git containing Windows-specific patches. (by git-for-windows)

    > I didn’t intend to say that «not official» means «bad».

    Yes, I know, I understood that. Thank you. I was reacting to the term official, since it is an interesting question what official means for Fortran, since in a way it was "abandoned", there was the ISO committee as the only official body, but nobody wanted to provide an official place for it on the internet. So we volunteered that. In a way, I think it could already be treated as official, or if not, hopefully in a few years most people will treat it as the de-facto official. Kind of like the git webpage has migrated from to, but both in a way are unofficial, but the second one is a nice modern webpage and most people liked it and accepted it as official. I don't know the people behind either webpage.

  • llvm-project

    The LLVM Project is a collection of modular and reusable compiler and toolchain technologies.

    Unfortunately, the necessary restrictions on data accesses to enable parallel execution are not required to hold true in the body of a DO CONCURRENT loop by its botched specification, and neither can they be verified at compilation time. And the committee has known about these problems for nearly six years and has refused to fix them; Fortran 2023 still has them and the topic is not going to be brought up again for Fortran 2028.

    So it is possible for a conforming program to be non-parallelizable, due to holes in the default data localization rules, despite the name of the construct and the obvious intent of the long list of restrictions imposed on code in the construct.

    I summarized the two specific problems in

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