Re: row vs. column-major-order Aubrey Jaffer (07 Oct 2006 17:17 UTC)
Re: row vs. column-major-order Aubrey Jaffer 07 Oct 2006 17:17 UTC
| From: "Dimiter \"malkia\" Stanev" <email@example.com>
| Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2006 00:11:16 -0700
| According to this article on Wikipedia, Fortran uses
| column-major-order: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Row-major_order
Yes. Scheme's using a list containing arguments to apply is why
column-major-order would be better for Scheme arrays.
Was this choice arbitrary for FORTRAN; or did FORTRAN have compelling
reasons for column-major-order?