Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in multi-dimensional array class templates.
From: Brian Smith (bjs3141_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-18 05:58:45
Thanks for the suggestion and advice, I'll make a request for Boost
sandbox write access.
On 6/17/11, Paul A. Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
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>> On Behalf Of Brian
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>> Subject: [boost] Interest in multi-dimensional array class templates.
>> The file maps.zip in the containers directory in Boost's vault contains a
>> library with classes for
>> development of multi-dimensional array applications. Also included are
>> scalar and fixed-size
> vector and
>> matrix class templates with an expression template implementation of
>> The multi-dimensional array's can be fixed-size statically or dynamically
>> allocated, or
> dynamically allocated
>> and resizeable.
>> Vectors and matrices can be statically or dynamically allocated and
>> written in block form. The
>> follows that provided by the STL and other Boost libraries.
>> The classes lack tests using Boost's test framework and the documentation
>> is rather sparse. The
>> would be to remedy both issues if interest is sufficient to warrant it.
> You'd obviously put a lot of work into this and I'm sure some people will be
> interested in this
> (since array are such second or third class citizens in C++).
> But things that lurk in the vault rarely get to see much of the light of day
> I suggest you might like to put it in the Boost sandbox in standard boost
> folder structure so that
> more people can see it and get it using SVN. jamfile useful?
> (Ask a moderator for Boost sandbox write access).
> Docs are looking quite good already, but obviously more could be done.
> And more examples will help in persuading people of its usefulness.
> How it is related to/different from existing matrix stuff (uBLAS) will also
> be useful.
> Paul A. Bristow,
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