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From: David B. Held (dheld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-02 20:28:58

"Tom Brinkman" <reportbase_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> [...]
> 2) We need a way to attract the best mathmaticians in
> the world. How can we make the boost libraries an even
> more attractive development platform for the
> mathemiticians?
> [...]

I would guess that we would need to bring Boost up to the level
of currently available libraries, in C++ or any other language in
order to gain the attention of serious mathematicians. Since
there is already a huge investment in other languages (such as
GSL, which is written in C), this will be a significant hurdle. We
should also ask whether C++ *is* the best development platform
for mathematical applications.


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