From: Martin Slater (mslater_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-22 23:33:28
Olivier Grant wrote:
> Well due to the fact that floats are represented on 4 bytes, there shouldn't
> be any padding involved. Padding normally occures when certain member
> variables of a structure require certain alignment constraints or just for
> efficiency, but this shouldn't occur with a vector class (at least that is
> my understanding).
Why assume the type's will be floats ? There's a number of situations
where doubles, fixed point or some lossless representation would be
preferable, any solution that doesn't allow this isn't a serious vector
library imo. Typedefs though should be provided for all the common cases
(floats / doubles) for ease of use.
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