Eigen, a shared linear algebra library for KDE apps

Adriaan de Groot groot at kde.org
Thu Jul 27 18:25:56 BST 2006

On Thursday 27 July 2006 18:50, Allen Winter wrote:
> On Thursday 27 July 2006 12:44, Adriaan de Groot wrote:
> > On Thursday 27 July 2006 17:38, Casper Boemann wrote:
> > > So we have decided to work together with the aim of creating a simple
> > > linear algebra library called Eigen (a little wordplay), which we would
> > > like to place within KDE.

> > > Main question is where in the KDE directory structure can we put this?
> >
> > kdesupport, https://svn.kde.org/home/kde/trunk/kdesupport
> Ick.  I hate to disagree with my EBN overlord, but I think it is about time

Wait, wait, now you're painting me as a guy with a black helmet and bronchitis 
instead of someone with an opinion based on how SVN is organized right now.

> to get some mathiness stuff into either kdelibs, or kdemathlibs, or
> some-such. I also would like to see some scientific plotting/graphing
> libraries moved into a more "core" module.

Well, there *is* libkdeedu, that could be split into a separate module, but I 
have doubts about the amount of shared functionality you get with the 
scientific apps (or are some of these apps Casper mentioned extragear and 
therefore not eager for a kdeedu dependency?)

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