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Subject: Re: [boost] Final report of GSOC project 'Spatial Indexes'
From: Federico J. Fernández (federico.fernandez_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-01 08:40:19

> This is a very interesting project, it's filling an huge gap and soo many
> projects need to reimplement these structures.
> I have one early question, have you considered pushing the quadtree and
> rtree classes into boost::intrusive, or designing them in the spirit of
> boost::intrusive?
> The audience who's in need of large spatial databases (the ones who doesn't
> need it are fine with linear scans) is likely to hunt for performance. IMO
> boost::intrusive has given a flexibility to c++ containers not available
> elsewhere, it'd be a clear winner if your quadtree and rtree can be
> implemented in generic terms.


I don't have experience with boost::intrusive, but I'll check it out to see
if it fits with the spatial indexes.

Thanks for your suggestion!


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