One proposal suggested a method for specifying the processor(s) to
execute a given statement. The same proposal suggested a method for
identifying data references which would be mapped to the same processor.
In essence, both methods added new directives similar to INDEPENDENT (see
Section ). Like INDEPENDENT, these directives
provided information that a compiler might find useful in optimizing the
Although the committee felt this was an important area to investigate,
the proposals were rejected due to technical flaws.