[Phishing]Re: Fortran compiler
feenberg at nber.org
Sun Jan 17 00:46:52 UTC 2016
On Sat, 16 Jan 2016, jd1008 wrote:
> On 01/16/2016 04:22 PM, Adam Vande More wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 4:15 PM, john.haraden--- via freebsd-questions <
>> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> > When will the base system ship with a fortran compiler?
>> Almost certainly never.
>> > Why not resurrect the old f77?
>> Why don't you do it and not burden base with your niche desires?
> What a nasty NASTY response to a very very valid request.
There is a valid point in not deleting a capability merely because it has
become less popular - viz ed, sed, awk etc. People appreciate the
reduction in risk.
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