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Subject: Re: [ublas] Patch/proposal for overloading operator * in ublas
From: Jesse Perla (jesseperla_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-10 13:07:23

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Rutger ter Borg <rutger_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> Hi Jesse,
> I think you mixed up Gunter's and my posts a bit, but never mind.
> Sorry about that!

> My story, a bit rephrased and cut short: point 1) take containers from
> uBLAS, make it a separate lib. Use GLAS (not uBLAS) as a starting point for
> point 2). The bindings and other stuff would fit into 3).
> Yup, sounds like the right strategy, but it is a huge amount of work. And
doesn't GLAS have its own default implementation/backend, potentially making
(1) redundant?

Also, if MTL is intended as a general purpose matrix library in the spirit
of (and replacement of) ublas then why not just throw our eggs in that
basket and hopefully get GLAS support for MTL in the future for better

What do you guys think about the difficulty in getting MTL4 numeric traits?