[Techtalk] Fortran? (was Re: US Participants)

Caitlyn M. Martin caitlynmaire at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 7 23:54:37 EST 2001

Hi, everyone,
> > 
> > Just out of curiosity, is Fortran really being used much anymore? I thought
> > it was essentially dead.
> We have customers who still use FORTRAN, so I can only assume
> that there are programmers out there merrily programming away
> I've not used it in nearly 20 years, but if I was doing
> scientific or engineering programming, that's what I'd use.

It is very much still a mainstay of scientific programming.  There is a whole
lot of FORTRAN at the Agency I support.

All the best,

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