Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc][student] Proposal
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-20 22:36:57

Giovanni Piero Deretta wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 6:49 PM, Mathias Gaunard
> <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> You write the algorithm generically, then you can have specific cases.
>> You don't build genericity on top of specific cases.
> Hum, there are many highly generic linear algebra c++ libraries that
> do exactly that calling BLAS and friends for specific cases.

uBLAS has its own generic implementation for everything it provides.
It can only call BLAS in specific cases, as you say: it's only a

You can specialize generic code, but you cannot build a generic
implementation from a specialization.

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at