Bill Allombert on Mon, 17 Jan 2005 11:11:15 +0100

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Re: Gaussian Integer factorisation at right angles

On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 01:29:45PM +0100, Karim Belabas wrote:
> Anyway, I have found the problem. For some reason, my implementation
> expected qfbsolve to always return a normalized solution (in north-east
> quadrant).

I suppose we could/should canonicalize the output of qfbsolve but
this particular case is a non-generic : there are 8 solutions instead of

One day, I should add support for real quadratic forms in qfbsolve but
there are no polynomial-time algorithms so it is less fun.