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Re: [vox-tech] ODE solvers in C
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Re: [vox-tech] ODE solvers in C

begin Bill Broadley <bill@math.ucdavis.edu> 
> > note, as of right now, there are no free f90/95 compilers which can
> > cramp a person's style, but g95 is in the works right now.
> Free?  Intel's compiler is cost $0.00 for an edu/personal license. 
> Granted, no source, no right to redistribute.  But at least it's
> free for .edu's, and it produces quite good code as well.  Despite
> it being from intel, it seems to work quite well on athlons as well.
well, i could retort "i meant free as in speech", but i didn't.  :)

really?  i had no idea that the intel fortran 90/95 compiler was free as
in beer.  that's good to know.  thanks for the input, bill.


> Of those hacking around with C, the new gcc-3.1 is also quite impressive,
> much better on the C++ side, much faster, I've even seen it beat intels
> compiler on some codes.  Intel's compiler is generally considered one
> of the fastest, and is the compiler people most often use to show off
> their hardware with the best benchmark numbers.
> Gcc/egcs has really taken off since gnu abandonded the closed development
> model.
> -- 
> Bill Broadley
> Mathematics
> UC Davis

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