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Subject: Re: [boost] Review manager for Boost QVM?
From: Erik H (ice.rikh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-06 14:50:57

Hi Emil,

Apologies for being yet another random support requester :) I use GLM
<> here and there and boost
quite a bit; replacing the GLM dependency with boost::QVM is therefore
attractive, assuming it is approved. As a GLM user, I have a couple

Would I have to use QVM with my own matrix type if I want to feed a QVM
matrix to glUniformMatrix4fv without a temp copy? With GLM, I do this
using, for example, glUniformMatrix4fv(fooLoc, 1, GL_FALSE,

If I do have to make my own matrix type, does QVM depend on matrices being
stored as a 2D arrays rather than flat arrays addressed internally using
the usual data[row*width + col] (or data[col*height + row], if you prefer)?


On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 10:38 PM, Emil Dotchevski <emildotchevski_at_[hidden]>

> Hello,
> The QVM library has been in the review queue for a some time waiting
> for a review manager. I've been receiving occasional support requests
> from random people, and I remember there was at least some initial
> interest when I proposed the library years ago, but nobody has
> volunteered to be the review manager yet.
> This is a library for working with (Q)uaternions and statically-sized
> (V)ectors and (M)atrices, it's the kind of high level library that is
> useful to video game programers working with 3D graphics.
> It's unique (AFAIK) feature is that it uses a type traits system that
> allows all library functions to operate on 3rd-party types, making it
> easy to integrate types from different other math libraries into a
> single type-safe environment. It also has functions that can map
> vectors as matrices or matrix rows/columns as vectors, or even present
> mutable transposed view to any matrix, all without creating temporary
> objects.
> The documentation and source code can be found here:
> Anyone takers? :)
> --
> Emil Dotchevski
> Reverge Studios, Inc.
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