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Subject: Re: [boost] different matrix library?
From: DE (satan66613_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-14 17:27:36

on 15.08.2009 at 1:12
 Edward Grace wrote :
>>> it's terribly wrong to overload '^' in such a way
> Why? The precedence rules? Fair enough - sometimes what's tempting
> is bad for you, but you still want to try it anyway!
because '^' is associated with bitwise xor operator and there is no
such operation on vectors
it is semantically wrong

>>>> w = wedge(u,v);
>> w = cross_product(u,v) please :p
> Err, that's only true in 3D (vectors of length 3). There's no such
> thing as a cross product between (say) vectors of length 2,4 or
> indeed anything else. The cross product is, in effect, a restricted
> version of the exterior (wedge) product which exists for higher
> dimensions.
if i get the point right consider


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