On 6/22/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Ed Schofield</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:<div><span class="gmail_quote"></span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
<br>On 22/06/2006, at 12:40 AM, Bill Baxter wrote:<br><br>> Actually I think using mat() (just an alias for the matrix<br>> constructor) is a bad way to do it. That mat() (and most others on<br>> that page) should probably be replaced with asmatrix() to avoid the
<br>> copy.<br><br>Perhaps the 'mat' function should become an alias for 'asmatrix'.<br>I've thought this for a while. </blockquote><div><br>That makes sense to me. As far as I know, asmatrix() defaults to calling the constructor if it can't snarf the memory of the object being passed in.
<br><br>So, go on, shoot Ed and me down! :-)<br><br>--Bill<br></div></div>