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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-20 08:23:39

On Aug 19, 2006, at 9:24 PM, Janek Kozicki wrote:

> Andy Little said: (by the date of Sat, 19 Aug 2006 13:03:42 +0100)
>> In fact there is a 2D and 3d vector in quan so you can do:
>> quan::some_vect< quan::length:: m > position_a, position_b;
>> quan::length:: m distance_a_to_b = magnitude(position_b -
>> position_a);
>> Because of that useage It might get confusing.
> I still hold my position that linear algerbra library should not be a
> part of _two_ separate libraries: Dimensions and Units.
> Although Dave did not answer about details of his linear algebra
> library
> I agree with him that correctly written units+dimensions libraries
> should work with any other library - eg. small vectors (liear
> algebra),
> quaternions, octonions, matrices, etc...
> Specifically it should work with any other part of boost.
> If it wouldn't then the user of units library would be only limited to
> this linear algebra which is bundled with it.

AFAIK any well designed quantity data type will work with MTL4


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