From:ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22
Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces
Secretariat: U.S.A. (ANSI)
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22 N3281
Resolutions of the SC 22/WG 5 London Meeting, 30 July to 3 August 2001
SC 22/WG 5 Convenor (J. Reid)
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RESOLUTIONS OF THE WG5 MEETING
ON 30 JULY TO 3 AUGUST 2001 IN LONDON, UK
Resolutions L1 to L9 were passed by unanimous consent, L10 and L11 by
L1. Technical Corrigendum 2 for Part 1 of the Fortran Standard
That WG5 approves the interpretations to Part 1 of the Fortran
standard which are listed in WG5-N1466.
L2. Maintenance of Part 1 of the Fortran Standard
That WG5 endorses papers WG5-N1452, N1456, N1463 and N1464 which
contain suggestions for progressing unresolved interpretation
L3. Enhanced Module Facilities Technical Report
That WG5 directs its convener to submit a proposal to the SC22
secretariat for a new work item for the production of a Technical
Report on enhanced module facilities, the proposal to be made so that
a decision can be reached at the September 2001 SC22 plenary meeting
and the report to be targeted for final publication in 2004/2005.
Further, WG5 thanks Van Snyder for producing an initial draft
technical report (WG5-1434), for explanatory papers (WG5-N1433 and
WG5-N1436) and for volunteering to be Project Editor.
L4. Review of Fortran 2000 Draft Standard
That WG5 congratulates the primary development body for its work on
constructing the draft Fortran 2000 standard and for adhering to the
agreed schedule. Further it particularly congratulates the Project
Editor, Richard Maine, for the high quality of his work and for
producing the latest draft standard in good time for it to be
considered at this WG5 meeting. Following a review of the draft, WG5
endorses the following papers on various issues: WG5-N1453, N1454,
N1455, N1461 and N1462.
L5. Minor Technical Enhancement to Fortran 2000
That WG5 approves the proposal to enhance module facilities which is
described in WG5-N1458 and requests its primary development body to
consider incorporating it into the Fortran 2000 draft, provided that
this does not delay delivery of the first CD, which is scheduled for
L6. Summary of Fortran 2000
That WG5 thanks Dan Nagle for producing, in response to requests from
members, a summary of new features in Fortran 2000 (WG5-N1459), and
draws attention to it.
L7. Forwarding information to the Primary Development Body
That WG5 directs its convener to ensure that the papers specified in
resolutions L2, L4 and L5 be forwarded to the primary development body
before 6 August 2001 in order that they may be available at the next
meeting of the primary development body.
L8. Disposition of Comments on Part 3 of the Fortran Standard
That WG5 records its intent to produce a disposition of comments
document for ISO/IEC 1539-3 (Conditional Compilation in Fortran)
during the next year.
L9. Future Meetings
That WG5 thanks the US member body for offering to host the WG5
meetings to be held, jointly with J3, in Las Vegas on 11 to 16 August
2002 and on 30 March to 4 April 2003. Further WG5 thanks the German
member body for offering to host the WG5 meeting to be held in Dresden
in July/August 2003.
L10. Vote of Thanks for Support
That WG5 thanks the British Standards Institution, the British
Computer Society Fortran Specialist Group and John Young for
generously supporting the meeting.
L11. Vote of Thanks
That WG5 wishes to express its appreciation to the convener (John
Reid), the secretary (Lars Mossberg), the librarian (Malcolm Cohen),
the drafting committee, the host (David Muxworthy) and other local
organizers (Keith Seyde and Tanya Thomas) for their contributions to
the success of the meeting and to Alison Reid for organizing the