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From: Hubert Holin (Hubert.Holin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-30 08:19:58

Somewhere in the E.U., le 30/03/2004


In article <c49gf6$nt5$1_at_[hidden]>,
 "Jonathan Turkanis" <technews_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> "Hubert Holin" <Hubert.Holin_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > My current plans for it (and its siblings) is to transition
> from
> > MWCWPro to XCode (gcc), to add valarray support to the various
> special
> > functions (it was on the way, and is locally partially implemented),
> and
> > further on to replace the quaternion/octonion input operators by
> > something sane, probably based upon Spirit.
> FYI, Reece Dunne's output formatting library (now slightly misnamed,
> since it also handles input) contains facilties for reading and
> writing boost quaternions and octonions. It is in the sandbox under
> outfmt.
> Jonathan

      That looks extremely interesting!

      However, I have a feeling (perhaps eroneously, given that I only
started to look at it), that the support in outfmt is there only for the
simplest variants of quaternion and octonion inputs. I was under the
impression that a full-fledged parser was needed to clean the awfullness
that are my current implementations (an octonion parser which might call
a quaternion parser which might call a complex parser (or rely on the
standard library input),...).

         Hubert Holin

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