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Order of Statements and Lines

(Corresponds to Section 3.5 of ANSI X3.9-1978 FORTRAN 77.)

Generally, DATA statements may precede executable statements. However, specification statements pertaining to any entities initialized by a DATA statement must precede that DATA statement. For example, after DATA I/1/, INTEGER I is not permitted, but INTEGER J is permitted.

The last line of a program unit may be an END statement, or may be: