Affine transforms - matrix algebra

Martin Desruisseaux martin.desruisseaux at
Tue Jul 24 03:57:57 PDT 2012

Le 24/07/12 12:44, Pavel Safrata a écrit :
> The MAT was introduced because there is no obvious choice of the 
> default type. The 4x4 type forces you to always add four useless 
> values to your array (that have no corresponding members in the class 
> you are constructing). I agree that the described problem may occur. 
> So I think I'd rather get rid of the simple methods completely and 
> provide only the ones using MAT. We can on the other hand provide two 
> variants, one with the beginIndex, second without it.

I agree that removing the simple methods would be safer. About the 
variants without 'beginIndex', is it really worth to duplicate maybe 4 
methods just for saving "0," in method calls that are expected to be 
less frequent than other methods (translate, transform, etc.)?


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