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Subject: [ggl] intersections and unions
From: Bruno Lalande (bruno.lalande)
Date: 2009-06-22 04:55:03


> I know naming issues tend to become bicycle shed discussions, and
> additionally, my vote is probably the least significant here. Nevertheless,
> I'd go for a), because
> - all Boost libraries I know of dealing with this type of name clash resolve
> it by appending an underscore to the reserved name (MPL, Fusion, Phoenix,
> Proto, Spirit, to name a few)
> - a geometry union is - well - a union, and not a join
>> - resulting rings/polygons are currently outputed to an output
>> iterator. This was requested last year by the boost list. However, I've
>> performance problems with it. Assembling polygons from rings take two
>> extra copies. While I avoid making copies in the complete rest of the
>> process... Chris also had some remark about this.

With a few delay, I also vote for a), mostly for the same reasons as Hartmut.


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