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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review Request] Inclusion of the Boost.Polygon Voronoi Library
From: Andrii Sydorchuk (sydorchuk.andriy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-21 06:29:27

> Apparently there is already use of Andrii's core algorithm inside google,
> and use of metaprogramming at google is restricted. They won't use the
> library through the Polygon interfaces because of the MPL dependency.
> Presumably the void* pointer interface already has usage and Andrii may be
> reluctant to change it for that reason. The macro allows us to de-feature
> the void* pointer in boost usage without requiring a fork of the code.
> Alternately we can simply not document the void* interface and view it as
> an implementation detail for internal use in implementing voronoi based
> algorithms.

>From the discussion raised around wrong design of the voronoi diagram data
structure I would like to stick to the one of the alternatives.

> The third option is to bite the bullet and implement the template based
> solution I suggested previously.

I had some thoughts about such an implementation and didn't manage to
resolve this properly. Some prototypes would be helpful.


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