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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-09 04:51:52

Brook Milligan wrote:
> This leads me to a general question about the library under discussion
> and the bit that I have been working on. Does it make sense to factor
> out the Brent's algorithm code and add it with mine into a new
> optimization library, or is it preferable to integrate my algorithms
> into the larger library? Given the early stage of development of
> optimization within the current library (compared. for example, with
> the diversity of statistical and mathematical functions), which is the
> best pathway to follow?

Personally, I'm happy with either :-)

Re: maximising vs minimising, a lot of this can be accumplished by mixing
Boost.Lambda with a simple minimiser.

Another option is to submit an enhanced version of the existing code: to an
extent that's what I'm doing already with Hubert Holin's existing special


PS: I'm changing the subject line: might attract more attention if folks
know what's being discussed :-)

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