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Subject: Re: [boost] [GIL] integration between boost libraries (gil / multiarray)
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-21 12:54:19

At Mon, 21 Jun 2010 17:40:31 +0200 (CEST),
fabien.castan_at_[hidden] wrote:
> I'm a big fan of gil. It's one of the best library I know. It has
> really improved my work, which consists of writing image processing
> algorithms. Thanks to the authors.
> I have only one criticism: the integration with other boost
> libraries and firstly with multiarray. Because manipulating an
> image consists of manipulating an array of pixels. Many gil's
> operations are not present in multiarray: flip_view,
> subsampled_view, subimage_view, n_channel_view, x_iterator,
> y_iterator, xy_locator, cache_locator, plannar or interleaved
> arrays, virtual views, static_for_each, ...

If GIL is truly a generic library (I am not familiar with it), it
should be possible to make your own types (and MultiArrays) model its
concepts, and use all these kinds of algorithms.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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