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Re: 2 million lines of FORTRAN code

the point is that FORTRAN code is nice and portable

So is C, it's a question of aged met scientists that refuse to write C/CPP that the met office *refuse* pointedly to fire wasting CPU cycles on effectively BASIC: Scientist Edition.

Never trust a language that has a PUNCH language construct.

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