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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Test updates in trunk: need for (mini) review?
From: Alexander Lamaison (awl03_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-04 05:12:15

Gennadiy Rozenal <rogeeff_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. <jeffrey.hellrung <at>> writes:
>> > > f) grid - dataset constructed by "multiplying" 2 datasets of
>> > the different sizes and types
>> > For people with a database background, "cross product" is the obvious name
>> > for this. Calling it anything else is silly.
>> Uh, this is Cartesian product [4], not a cross product [5], as far as I'm
>> concerned. Cartesian product > grid > cross product.
> Cartesian product is probably the right name, but it sounds too formal to me
> personally. I'd like this to be clear in "layman" terms.

Even the laymen here will have sat through (and passed) an intermediate
school maths course so will know what a cartesian product is. Grid, on
the other hand, could mean all sorts of things so ends up meaning


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