Subject: [ggl] what is an algorithm
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz)
Date: 2009-04-27 05:10:38
Bruno Lalande wrote:
>> I've thought about that also but the Boost folks are not that interested in
>> OGC. They just want geometry and things handling geometry. Creating an OGC
>> distinction is for GIS users maybe natural and handy, but other users (who
>> still want e.g. "distance") will look very strange at that. Besides that
>> many non-OGC things (as simplify) are great for GIS users as well.
>> So I'm currently still favouring creating one folder. Bruno?
> Yep, that's my opinion too. An OGC compliant classification would help
> OGC users but would confuse non-OGC users. As long as there's no
> obvious way to classify algorithms, I prefer to have them all in one
> list. The list will be long but at least, easy to search.
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