Re: A question about converting code to another programming language
* Arnoud Engelfriet:
>> It's possible that the patent refers to specific FORTRAN constructs,
>> such as storage layout of arrays, or syntactic elements of the
>> language. This may bite you in the other direction, too.
> Perhaps, but I've never seen a patent like that.
There are patents on certain Visual Basic language constructs, for
example. Maybe one of them covers programs using these constructs
(and not just implementations of Visual Basic).