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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-12-06 11:17:16

At 12:30 PM 12/4/2000 -0500, Jeremy Siek wrote:

>Yes, I'm very familiar with PETE, however I'd vote against using
>expression templates (ET) for the boost multi-dim array library. The
>reason is that there are already good ET-based array libraries: Pooma and
>Blitz. However, there is a need out there for a more portable, simpler,
>and faster to compiler array library. I think the boost array library
>should fill this need.

Q. Why bother when Blitz and Pooma are already well established?
A. What Jeremy said above.

This question, phrased a hundred differ ways, will come up over-and-over
again. You might as well save Jeremy's answer for the first paragraph of
the docs. And then again for the last paragraph.


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