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If I have a question, about how to implement a graphics algorithm in
C++, but not specifically related to getting the graphics on screen
(that I can work out for myself). Would asking for help in the
implemention ( asking things like whether I should use std::vector vs
std::list for example ) be off topic here?

Thanks,

jw.
Dec 1 '06 #1
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James Willmott wrote:
If I have a question, about how to implement a graphics algorithm in
C++, but not specifically related to getting the graphics on screen
(that I can work out for myself). Would asking for help in the
implemention ( asking things like whether I should use std::vector vs
std::list for example ) be off topic here?
No, it seems generic enough. If your question does not require some
pre-requisite knowledge of any special graphics algorithms, post away.
If you think to catch somebody who's specialising in graphics using
C++ here, and post a question about some special graphics programming
area none of others will have interest in, then you will be leaving
many readers outside your conversation. Such specialised postings
are strongly discouraged here. There is the 'comp.graphics. algorithms'
newsgroup for that.

So, post your question phrasing it so a knowledgeable C++ person with
no graphics experience should be able to answer, and reap the rewards!

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