I want to see what the group thinks of this idea...
Instead of having to code /free and /end-free, to drop into free form
and back out again, why not just let the compiler make the decision, on
a line-by-line basis, depending on the presence of the "C" in the column
(for C-specs)? If the "C" is there, treat the line as fixed format. If
there is a blank in that column, then we are in /free format.
This would make it much easier to intermix fixed-format statements and
free-form statements, as and when needed, and also would just make the
code look better, as all of those (meaningless, except to the compiler)
/free and /end-free statements can be eliminated.
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