In addition to James Craig Burley, who wrote the front end, many people have helped create and improve GNU Fortran.
libf2c library (combined from the
libI77 libraries) provided as part of
f2c, available for
netlib sites on the Internet.
public release. This work consisted of testing, researching, sometimes
debugging, and occasionally providing small amounts of code and fixes
g77, plus offering plenty of helpful advice to Craig:
This inspired Craig to add further support,
even though the resulting support
would still be incomplete.
g77 code generation to at least be as good
f2c used in conjunction with
So far, this has resulted in the three, somewhat
experimental, options added by
g77 to the
compiler and its back end.
(These, in turn, had made their way into the
version of the compiler, and do not exist in
version 2.8 or versions of
g77 based on that version
over the past several years, and undoubtedly more people
will be doing so in the future.
If you have done so, and would like
to see your name listed in the above list, please ask!
The default is that people wish to remain anonymous.