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From: Divye Kapoor (divyekapoor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-07 14:57:44

On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 3:50 AM, Michael Fawcett
<michael.fawcett_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Sorry for dragging the conversation off-topic, but at least it serves
> as a backdrop if any
> student decides to work on spatial partitioning (to the student: we
> want this, but you are entering a minefield!)
> --Michael Fawcett

As far as I can gather, the Geometry library involves heavy use of
template metaprogramming and a lot of math. Could you be more specific
on your expectations from students hoping to take up this library for

Also, as stated by Mr Glyn Matthews on another thread, the cpp-netlib
project ( for implementation of
clients for handling various protocols like HTTP and ESMTP using
Boost.Asio has been lying dormant for quite a while. Would porting the
incremental HTTP parser from the Pion library and implementation of
ESMTP be sufficient work for a GSoC project and would any of the
experienced boost developers be willing to mentor such an effort?

Yours sincerely,
Divye Kapoor
Second Year
B.Tech(IDD) Computer Science
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Whether the chicken crossed the road or the road moved beneath the
chicken depends upon your frame of reference.

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