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From: Joerg Walter (jhr.walter_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-27 15:54:38

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Schmitteckert (boost)" <boost_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2002 10:14 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] uBLAS formal review

> Dear all,
> first of I would like to vote for accepting the ublas library into boost.
> My experience is based on over 6 month using the dense matrices of ublas
> in my main project. It was easy to switch from my home made
> matrix class to ublas.
> Personally I'd like to have the following changes to ublas
> 1) A member function that gives a pointer for the raw data in stead of
> having to write & Matrix(0,0) for IO and interfacing to FORTRAN routines.

These member functions have been added recently and should be documented at
least in the 'Interface' section. We'll document them fully later.

> 2) I still think that swapping of matrices of different sizes should be
> allowed. In my opinion it would be fine if matrix_ranges or slices
> of a swapped matrix are just undefined.

I'm unsure, whether it's worth it to relax the size conformance checks right
in this case. I'd like to hear other opinions.

> In addition the relation between MTL and ublas within boost should be
> clarified.
> Finally I would like to thank Joerg for his nice and fast replies to ublas
> questions,



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