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From: Martin Bonner (martin.bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-03 03:17:18

----Original Message----
From: Deane Yang [mailto:deane_yang_at_[hidden]]
Sent: 02 June 2005 16:57
To: boost_at_[hidden]
Subject: [boost] Re: Probing interest in fixed dimension matrix class

> Andy Little wrote:
>> eg to find the point 1/3 rd way from the start of line(A , B) one
>> could calculate 2/3 *A +1/3 * B.
> I think it is more natural to compute this as
> A + (1/3)*(B - A),
> where A and B are points and B - A is a vector. So you're really still
> just adding a vector to a point to get a new point. There is never a
> need to add or rescale points.

Hmm. To me that looks a very UNnatural recasting of the original in order
to satisfy the rule.

Martin Bonner
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