------- Comment #3 from david dot sagan at gmail dot com 2010-08-31 14:32
(In reply to comment #2)
> Sorry. When I looked after I had posted the question there was only one
> response and that response said it was a bug so I submitted this bug report.
> Now other people have posted saying that the program is non-conforming.
Update: More responses in comp.lang.fortran bring up the point that if
is supposed to return a temporary, the code might be conforming. Seems that the
situation is not clear...