Waldemar waldemar at
Thu Dec 28 20:24:15 PST 2006

== Quote from Walter Bright (newshound at's article
> Wolven wrote:
> > I realize the parser ignores "whitespace", but why would it combine what are
> > clearly seperate tokens..  i.e. DO, 10, and I?  Seems like a logic error in the
> > compiler.
> That's the way FORTRAN is defined. Whitespace is ignored.

I thought DO10I needed to be declared as REAL.  Are you sure the problem was not
those pesky hanging chads?  Boy, those card punchers are a pain, telling you.
Which reminds me a story about a paper tape reader...

(just kidding)

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