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MathUtils Methods Parameters

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Sep 3, 2011 at 3:32 AM
Edited Sep 3, 2011 at 3:43 AM

In a large number of the static methods in MathUtils, most notably those that involve multiplying matrices, the functions use parameters passed in via reference.  However, after going through each of these, I could not uncover the purpose of doing this, since the referenced parameter values in all of the methods with the exception of Swap<T> are never modified  I was hoping someone could elaborate on the reasons for doing so, since it's not in the comments.  Many thanks for all your hard work.


Joseph G.

Sep 4, 2011 at 6:15 AM

Anyone?  Developers, contributors, moderators?

Sep 13, 2011 at 3:57 PM

look at the blog ot one of the creator:

Sep 15, 2011 at 10:53 AM
This is news to me, but what a travesty this is.

When language, written as intended, does not result in performance, the generic model has failed itself.

Pigeon-holing the Compact Framework is a joke, and the single reason why I'm considering another platform.

From: "HellGate" <>
Date: 13 Sep 2011 07:57:56 -0700
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Subject: Re: MathUtils Methods Parameters [FarseerPhysics:271342]

From: HellGate