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On Thursday 11 October 2007 05:42:25 Schleimer, Ben wrote: > > - provide a nicer API than gmm++ does, for instance overloaded operators. > > Ok I just understood the other reason why gmm++ doesn't overload operators, not even assignment operators. gmm++ hasn't fully decided whether it was a standalone library or a glue between other existing libraries. So it tries to be easily extensible to interface with any other library. The problem is then that you can't overload assignment operators from outside a class. This is where we can add something. We, contrary to gmm++, don't aim at being easily extensible from the outside. Just defining our "branding" :) > > > - provide Qt-style copy-on-write, canceling the overhead of the > > overloaded operators returning by value; thus it'd still not be as good > > as expression templates but already quite good. > > Wow, I guess this is a requirement. No worry, this one is easy. There's also good documentation about this coding pattern. > > I'd very much welcome help with the sparse stuff, as I'm already busy > > enough with the rest :) > > I'm pretty slammed by work but If i ever get a free moment, I'll look into > trying to start wrapping the sparse gmm++ classes. (but don't count on me > yet :( > Anyway, keep up the good work. I love the progress... Me too, as I'll be defending my phd thesis in one week! Thanks for the kind words. Cheers, Benoit
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