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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-08 05:26:23


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Joel de Guzman
>Sent: 06 October 2007 00:39
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] [GTL] - geometric template library -
>John Femiani wrote:
>> If we want boost to have a point class I think it will
>really have to be
>> a set of point adapters and point concepts that work for
>existing types.
>> There are too many points out there that we would have to
>interact with,
>> both outside of boost and also within boost. For instance
>it would be
>> nice if algorithms worked with both Boost.Point and the CGAL point.
>Exactly my point. Well said! I'd add though that adaptation should
>be non-intrusive, non-invasive. We should be able to use a point type
>from library A and library B as-is.

Jake Voytko's GSoC SVG graph plotting library comes immediately to mind as a simple, but very useful, example.


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