Fortran Monthly Call: October 2020

Dear all,
It’s again time to organize our next monthly call which will be in the week of October 26-30; please see the following doodle poll to mark your availability:

The final time slot will be selected and announced on the evening (European time) of Sunday October 25, please complete the poll before then.

If there are specific topics or issues you would like to raise, even if you are unable to attend the call, please post them in the thread here.
As usual, we will record this call and make it available online.

All the best,



Thanks for organising @ivanpribec!
I’d like to give an update on fpm and propose/discuss a work-list for a first beta release milestone of the Fortran version.


@milancurcic and @everythingfunctional can you please indicate when you have time? I would like if you can both make it.

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@ivanpribec can you please announce when the call is? So that people can put it into their calendars.

Sorry for the delay. It has been a busy day…

Dear all,

Our next monthly call will be on Tuesday (tomorrow), October 27 at 7pm CET (Berlin).

11:00 - 12:00 PDT (California)
14:00 - 15:00 EDT (New York)
18:00 - 19:00 GMT (London)
19:00 - 20:00 CET (Central Europe)

As previously I will post a reminder one hour before the meeting starts and the meeting will be recorded for those who cannot attend. Please continue to use this thread for topics you would like discussed at the meeting. A Zoom invitation will follow shortly.

All the best,


The topics currently on the discussion list are:

1. fpm
  - Update
  - Work list for beta release
2. stdlib: review of current PRs
3. Automatic Differentation in Fortran
4. Goal of Fortran
5. AOB
  - Conditional expressions

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I would like to add (while I am not sure to be able to join the call):

  • stdlib: review of current PRs
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Just a brief reminder that the call starts in 55 minutes.

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Link for “automatic differentiation” topic: Automatic differentiation of Fortran code, opinions?

And I would also like to (briefly) discuss the “goal of Fortran”, link: High Performance Fortran (HPF) history and lessons

Also I would like to show “conditional expressions” prototype in LFortran, link:, showing a demo how it works (5 min)

Note that when you click the Zoom link, it will ask you for a password, so type in:

Here is a summary, as I remember: