Know any Fortran programmers who need a more interesting job?

Diane Bruce db at
Fri Oct 30 11:35:15 CDT 2015

On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 09:01:38AM -0700, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 10/30/2015 02:29 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> > «Why NASA Needs a Programmer Fluent In 60-Year-Old Languages
> I think the demise of FORTRAN is overstated.  That there is an X3 group 
> still advancing the language attests to that.  While FORTRAN may be a 
> 60-year old language, Fortran is not.

Joe still loves his Fortran. In fact, many Scientist/Engineers seem to
still use Fortran.

> As far as assembly, I don't believe that it's a dead language.  When you 
> need simple, rugged, low-power hardware, it's still a very good way to go.
> --Chuck

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