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From: Gabriel Dos Reis (Gabriel.Dos-Reis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-14 10:35:18

"David Abrahams" <abrahams_at_[hidden]> writes:

| ----- Original Message -----
| From: <lums_at_[hidden]>
| > It is important here to make the distinction between a linear algebra
| > library and an array library. Blitz++ is an array library. MTL
| > (e.g.) is a linear algebra library.
| So, "Matrix Template Library" is a misnomer?

Yes, it is.

Before undertaking any serious work on linear algreba support in
Boost, we should be careful in graspping all the titanic work done by
Dongara et al. That library should be also designed in order to mix
easily with Standard C++ facilities (namely valarray).

-- Gaby

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