heya... ok, so i was browsing the net to find out if there's a good text on this algorithm, but i don't seem to be able to find one. people are obviously using it, but, hey, there's no info on it.
the part i get is the theory on how it works... moving the line through the plane and stuff of that kind, but i've never, ever seen a simple, decent c++ implementation of it. i see people talking about starting events, stopping events, doing stuff like that, but i don't have any idea how i would implement that. could someone please help me?
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>i've never, ever seen a simple, decent c++ implementation of it
Write one. That's what I do when I can't find a satisfactory implementation to pinch. Just find a good description of the algorithm and construct the code yourself; be careful not to get stuck on descriptions of an implementation, …
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>i'm really not talented in implementing something from scratch
There's no such thing as talent in programming, only experience. And you can only gain experience by doing it. My first merge sort was crappy too, but now I can crank out high quality implementations without batting an eyelash.
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