On Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:24:07 +0200, Michael Welle wrote:

> Hello,
> Sturla Molden <sturla.mol...@gmail.com> writes:
>> Michael Welle <mwe012...@gmx.net> wrote:
>>> I thought about equipping the Fortran application with sockets, so
>>> that I can send input data and commands (which is now done via cmd
>>> line) and reading output data back. Any opinions on this? Best
>>> pratices?
>> If you are to rewrite the Fortran app you can just as well use f2py
>> from NumPy.
> a rewrite of the application isn't possible. That would require
> knowledge about what the used algorithms are, why they are implemented
> as they are, that would require extensive testing with test cases that
> don't exist. I can change as much as I want, as long as the core of the
> application isn't touched. I can change everything until after the
> initialisation of the application and the output of the results. That,
> hopefully, will not break something.
> Regards hmw

If you have no tests & the Fortran App  is business critical I am 
inclined to leave it totally alone.
i would there for look for ways of calling the Fotran application as it 
is for now (os.subprocess)

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