Igor Schein on Tue, 15 Sep 2009 18:28:12 +0200
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This is an example I'll be talking about:
*** thue: Warning: Non trivial conditional class group.
*** The result returned by 'thue' is conditional on the GRH.
1) To improve grep-ability of the output, I would strongly consider including the tag "Warning" in all warning lines, not just the first one, if they *must* be split. In this particular example, I would think they can be squeezed into 1 line, though I would like a confirmation from the core PARI/GP developers.
2) If the same output file contains another warning line, say " *** bnfinit: Warning: insufficient precision for fundamental units, not given.", then warning tags wouldn't be aligned vertically, because of length difference between words thue and bnfinit. I would tentatively consider putting tag "Warning" before the function name, to improve visual presentation.