The High Performance Fortran Forum
By early 90s, value of portable, standardized languages universally acknowledged.
Goal of HPF Forum—a single language for High Performance programming. Effective across architectures—vector, SIMD, MIMD, though SPMD a focus.
Supported by most major vendors then:
- Cray, DEC, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, Intel, MasPar, Meiko, nCube, Sun, Thinking Machines
HPF 1.0 standard published 1993.