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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-24 12:55:08

Michael Stevens <mail_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi Jeff,
> On Monday 20 June 2005 16:07, Jeffrey McBeth wrote:
>> Not that I should get a vote (having just joined the list and started
>> using uBlas), but I'm all for the principle of least surprise. We
>> shouldn't have to flip a magic switch like alias() just to make the
>> algorithm work right. It should always work right. The current
>> no_alias paradigm is the right way to go.
> The problem now is that people are 'surprised' that either code is suboptimal
> with regard to speed and temporaries.
> I think it is hard to avoid surprises!

If you're willing to have people be surprised that their object code is
large you can avoid the other two surprises.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting