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Re: st: Re: FORTRAN

From   SR Millis <>
Subject   Re: st: Re: FORTRAN
Date   Mon, 30 Aug 2010 14:48:57 -0700 (PDT)

But you have not answered a question posted ealier by another Statalist member, viz.

"What is this "more complicated estimation" you need FORTRAN to do?"

Scott Millis

--- On Mon, 8/30/10, Stata SpecialEdition <> wrote:

> From: Stata SpecialEdition <>
> Subject: Re: st: Re: FORTRAN
> To:
> Date: Monday, August 30, 2010, 5:32 PM
> I do not know that much about the
> FORTRAN yet, but I do know that the
> language has been updated a lot since when you last used
> it. My
> supervisor told me that the FORTRAN 90 and FORTRAN 2003
> revisions are
> very significant and have features common to most modern
> languages. It
> optimizes extremely well which it is why it is often the
> language of
> choice for very numerically intensive applications. People
> who think
> FORTRAN is dead do not know what they are talking about (so
> I am
> told).

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