This thread does make me wonder whether there might be a better way of
carrying out the task without using namelists at all.
On 14/06/12 10:19, Stefan Mauerberger wrote:
>> nlist here is the name of the namelist. It could have been george, or
>> stefan instead. The / / is just part of the namelist statement syntax -
>> similar to how you specify names of common blocks.
> Ok, I got this. So the / / has no overal meaning in Fortran and ocours in diffenrent context - e.g. array assignement - which are not necessary related.
>> A namelist name is not a variable - it does not have a type, for
>> example. Its characteristics are more like those of a common block name.
> Does this mean Fortran has no NAMELIST pointer which could point at a NAMELIST?
> Best, Stefan