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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Open MPI 2009 released
From: Elvedin Trnjanin (trnja001_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-02 10:20:03


This is a joke, right?

OpenMPI has had that since the 1.2 line.

Eugene Loh wrote:
> Ah. George, you should have thought about that. I understand your
> eagerness to share this exciting news, but perhaps an April-1st
> announcement detracted from the seriousness of this grand development.
> Here's another desirable MPI feature. People talk about "error
> detection/correction". We should do that in MPI. Decide what the
> user *meant* to do, and do that "under the hood" rather than what they
> actually programmed. Now, *that* would be a competitive advantage!
> (E.g., I'm spending a lot of time trying to get good latency
> measurements... why can't OMPI just detect that and give me good
> latency measurements!)
> Anthony Thevenin wrote:
>> mmmm
>> does anymone think of an April fool's day???
>> George Bosilca wrote:
>>> The Open MPI Team, representing a consortium of bailed-out banks, car
>>> manufacturers, and insurance companies, is pleased to announce the
>>> release of the "unbreakable" / bug-free version Open MPI 2009,
>>> (expected to be available by mid-2011). This release is essentially a
>>> complete rewrite of Open MPI based on new technologies such as C#,
>>> Java, and object-oriented Cobol (so say we all!). Buffer overflows
>>> and memory leaks are now things of the past. We strongly recommend
>>> that all users upgrade to Windows 7 to fully take advantage of the new
>>> powers embedded in Open MPI.
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