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Re: row vs. column-major-order
| From: "Dimiter \"malkia\" Stanev" <malkia@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
| Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2006 00:11:16 -0700
| According to this article on Wikipedia, Fortran uses
| column-major-order: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Row-major_order
Yes. Scheme's using a list containing arguments to apply is why
column-major-order would be better for Scheme arrays.
Was this choice arbitrary for FORTRAN; or did FORTRAN have compelling
reasons for column-major-order?