The next meeting of the Group will be held on Thursday

19th April 1988 from 10.30am to 4.30pm at BCS HQ, 13 Mansfield Street,


        The morning session will be normal business including a

discussion on progress with the draft Fortran 8x standard, and a

debate on the BSI vote.  Please note the morning session will also

include the AGM during which the officers for the year 1988/89 will be


        The afternoon session will include talks comparing aspects of Ada

and Fortran.

        Please bring this notice to the attention of any colleagues likely

to be interested: we particularly welcome newcomers to the Group whether

members of BCS or not.

Click here for the minutes of this meeting. Links below are to specific
sections of the minutes.


10.30 am   1.   Apologies for absence

           2.   Minutes of the last meeting

           3.   Matters arising

           4.   BCS business

           4a.  AGM including : -

                (i)    Chairman's Address

                (ii)   Treasurer's Report

                (iii)  Election of officers for 1988/89

           5.   Progress with Fortran 8x

           6.   Any other business

2.00 pm    7.   Talks "Ada versus Fortran"

                "Ada versus Fortran" - Mike Delves

                "Experiences with Ada and Fortran" - Nick Saville

           8.   Date of next meeting