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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 20060618 15:49:16
Janek Kozicki <janek_listy_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Hello all,
>
> I'm sure that everyone involved in pqs discussion is quickly running out
> of time to spend on the mailing list. My point here is to start doing
> something while the idea is hot.
>
> That something IMHO is a wiki with specifications of those libraries
> (when decided to decouple dimensions, units and linear algebra (not
> geometry!)).
Since I'm working on a linear algebra library I've noting with some
confusion all the talk of vectors and matrices in the PQS thread. Can
someone give me the threesentence summary that explains why anyone
would think to couple linear algebra and units/dimensions in the first
place? I mean, can't you just make a vector of velocities or
whatever? Or is this about vectors where each element has different
dimensions?
 Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting www.boostconsulting.com
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