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From: Garrett Jones (alkaline_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-06 11:54:16

when will multi_array be available?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 9:42 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] query: interest in 2-dimensional container (grid)

> Doesn't this get covered by boost::multi_array?
> At Thursday 2002/09/05 18:38, you wrote:
> >I've been watching the list for a couple days, and i was wondering if
> >was interest in a 2-dimensional container template class, which would be
> >called "grid". It is possible to make a 2-dimensional grid with vectors,
> >all of the internal vectors have to be resized independently and they
> >all be in different locations of memory. The grid template would have a
> >single area in memory for the contents, and data could be accessed as if
> >were a 2-dimensional array:
> >
> >grid<int> vGrid;
> >vGrid.resize(3,3);
> >vGrid[2][2] = 0;
> >
> >This is done by using a surrogate class, gridrow. Passing it to functions
> >also easy:
> >
> >void dosomething(grid<int> &rGrid);
> >
> >dosomething(vGrid);
> >
> >I already have the basics working and have used it successfully in a
> >(one-user) programs. So, if there is interest, what do i do to prepare it
> >for submission? Also, are there already template classes available
> >with this type of functionality?
> >--
> >Garrett Jones
> >

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