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Subject: Re: [boost] different matrix library?
From: joel (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-15 02:26:01

Edward Grace wrote:
> Sure. Just because we can doesn't mean we should. Then again, when
> you look at some of Boost 'because we can' could well be the battle
> cry! The profits, once the minefield of development is negotiated,
> may well be surprising and unexpected. It's now been demonstrated
> that various C++ techniques and deep abstraction not only don't impact
> performance but can yield excellent performance and vastly improve
> expressibility.
> I think, and am sure you agree, expressibility is the number one
> concern. Being able to write code that is clear and concise under the
> domain of interest (e.g. linear algebra) is compelling; if it's
> implemented in a suitable manner high performance will come for free!
Beware of over-engineering. THis kidnof featrues can be added after the
core engine works.

Joel Falcou - Assistant Professor
PARALL Team - LRI - Universite Paris Sud XI
Tel : (+33)1 69 15 66 35

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