[vtk-developers] unifying functions?

Berk Geveci berklist at nycap.rr.com
Mon May 10 11:51:35 EDT 2004

I think it is a very good idea but right now, I can only give moral
support :-)

On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 11:10, Michael Halle wrote:
> Has any thought been given to unifying functions in
> VTK?  Right now, there are a myriad of function-like
> classes available, including piecewise functions,
> implicit functions, 1D splines, and function sets.
> But they are all completely independent entities.
> One can't, for example, use a spline for a transfer
> function.  Or trivially create a 3D spline without
> manually creating 3 1D splines.
> I've found this gap in VTK functionality makes it
> harder to implement interesting experiments, like
> well-integrated keyframing or ease-in/ease-out
> motion interpolation.
> At the very least, it would be nice to have a
> well-engineered base class to build new function
> classes on top of.
> Any thoughts or possible starting points?
> Thanks.
> Michael Halle
> mhalle - at - bwh.harvard.edu
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