Re: [eigen] Documentation : it's a sprint!!

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On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Carlos Becker <carlosbecker@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Mmm I am trying to think of a straightforward explanation for this. What do
> you think about calling them fixed-size and dynamic-size blocks, where the
> former differs from the later because its size is known at compile-time.

a slightly more precise variant: "the latter are optimized versions of
the former when the size is known at compile-time." I just added the
word "optimized"

you might also have a look at the reference tables, section "Sub
matrices" to see how they are presented. The old version of this
section is available online there:


> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Carlos Becker <carlosbecker@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Yes, I got that and actually it was my mistake since I supposed that it
>> was only for fixed-size matrices, so now I am changing it.
>> Thanks,
>> 2010/6/27 Björn Piltz <bjornpiltz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> "The following tables show a summary of Eigen's block operations and how
>>> they are applied to fixed- and dynamic-sized Eigen objects."
>>> This quote and the following table gives the impression that  the fixed
>>> size functions are only available for fixed size matrices. But using fixed
>>> size vs dynamic size functions acually only determin the return type.
>>> Björn

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