ZDNet on Project Fortress

Paul Murphy over at ZDNet writes the Sun’s Fortress HPC language has potential for business programmers:
“I think it’s pretty cool and has great potential – particularly if they succeed in getting the native implementation running on Rock and later CMT/SMP CPUs because then it could become, not just a better Fortran, but a better Java – consigning the latter to continuing success in its natural market: device independent run-times while getting it the star blank star out of the data center.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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