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New Features in High Performance Fortran

HPF extends Fortran 90 in several areas, including:

In addition, a subset of HPF suitable for earlier implementation is defined. The following subsections give short overviews of these areas.

In addition to the features that became part of HPF, the HPFF committee considered and rejected many proposals. Suggestions that the committee considered particularly promising for future language efforts to pursue have been collected in a companion document, the HPF Journal of Development [14]. Section below gives an overview of this document.