From: Hugo Duncan (hugoduncan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-06 15:48:25
> Stepping in bravely (where angels fear to tread? ;-) )
But not rushing in, I hope...
> At a very quick slightly-informed glance, this looks a very useful
> addition to the Boost numeric repertoire,
Sounds like encouragement to me - I shall persevere.
> espcially as it makes
> modern use of C++, including lambda - FORTRAN users won't like it ;-)
Having been forced to read FORTRAN, I have some empathy with them :-)
One of the questions I pondered was whether I should use Boost.Parameter
or not. In the end I opted to use it, and I think it works well. Using
thirteen parameters does however slow the compiler quite significantly.
There is also a slight clash with the Math toolkit library in the vault,
in that it unconditionaly defines BOOST_PARAMETER_MAX_ARITY to a smaller
BTW, just noticed that math toolkit is in SVN - will it be in the next
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