|Compiler vs. Translator firstname.lastname@example.org (Paul Robinson) (2004-05-16)|
|Re: Compiler vs. Translator email@example.com (2004-05-24)|
|Re: Compiler vs. Translator firstname.lastname@example.org (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2004-05-24)|
|Re: Compiler vs. Translator email@example.com (Richard F. Man) (2004-05-24)|
|Re: Compiler vs. Translator Martin.Ward@durham.ac.uk (Martin Ward) (2004-05-30)|
|Re: Compiler vs. Translator firstname.lastname@example.org (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2004-05-30)|
|Re: Compiler vs. Translator email@example.com (2004-06-06)|
|Re: Compiler vs. Translator firstname.lastname@example.org (2004-06-15)|
|From:||"Richard F. Man" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||24 May 2004 00:26:21 -0400|
|Organization:||ImageCraft Creations Inc.|
|Posted-Date:||24 May 2004 00:26:21 EDT|
As the moderator said, this is a very complex problem. Depending on
the FORTRAN dialect, it may be many many man years of work. I would
suggest that if you can, back out of the bid, unless they are paying
you in the order of many hundreds of thousands or more.
Paul Robinson wrote:
> What brought this on was that I happened to bid on a programming job
> on rentacoder.com to write a program (in Visual Basic, of course)
> which would translate programs written in FORTRAN into Visual Basic.
> Well, since I've written programs for years using both languages I
> decided to tackle this particular assignment.
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