[tex-live] Fortran and Pascal sources
Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd)
P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Tue Oct 5 09:02:36 CEST 2010
Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 4 October 2010 Karl Berry wrote:
> > How about "simply" rewriting the Fortran program in C :)?
> Seriously, *if* someone is willing and has the time to port it to
> another language, then IMO texlua is by far the best choice.
See the earlier reply, Reinhard : the program is an ongoing
work-in-progress, so any port could only freeze it at some
arbitrary point in its evolution.
How wonderful it was to learn that there is at least
one other person in the world who prefers to work in
sane, elegant, traditional languages such as Fortran
and Pascal rather than in that spawn-of-the-devil "C"
so beloved by geeks and nerds world-wide.
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