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Subject: Re: [boost] [proto]: rewriting POOMA and Blitz++
From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-10 00:37:12

On Jun 14, 2009, at 2:30 AM, Chandrashekhar Kumar wrote:

> Hello,
> At some time Eric expressed that all the expression template based
> libraries
> of boost (notably Phoenix, Spirit) has to be re-written using proto.
> I think
> that this target is kind of achieved by now.
> Can something be done along the similar lines for re-writing the top-
> notch
> libraries like POOMA and Blitz++ as a complete examples of proto
> applications?
> Does anyone has idea about how huge this undertaking can be?

Rewriting POOMA is a huge task - and I don't know whether proto has
support for parallel programming using MPI or for multithreading yet.
Our main reasons for using POOMA in some projects was the automatic
parallelization. I'd seya you'll need a team of 3-4 people working on
it for a year at least.


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