From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-30 10:01:13
"Hubert Holin" <Hubert.Holin_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> 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
> > news:Hubert.Holin-E6FDD4.17090729032004_at_sea.gmane.org...
> > > My current plans for it (and its siblings) is to
> > from
> > > MWCWPro to XCode (gcc), to add valarray support to the various
> > special
> > > functions (it was on the way, and is locally partially
> > 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
> > since it also handles input) contains facilties for reading and
> > writing boost quaternions and octonions. It is in the sandbox
> > outfmt.
> > Jonathan
> That looks extremely interesting!
> However, I have a feeling (perhaps eroneously, given that I
> started to look at it), that the support in outfmt is there only for
> simplest variants of quaternion and octonion inputs. I was under the
> impression that a full-fledged parser was needed to clean the
> that are my current implementations (an octonion parser which might
> a quaternion parser which might call a complex parser (or rely on
> standard library input),...).
The library is able to handle complex nested types, such as vectors of
lists of pairs. I believe this should work for quaternions and
octonions, too. You should consult Reece for the details.
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