|Bill Allombert on Sun, 13 Feb 2011 22:26:37 +0100|
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|Re: Improving warning output|
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 11:28:08AM -0400, Igor Schein wrote: > Hi, > > This is an example I'll be talking about: > > ? thue(thueinit(x^7-401),88); > *** 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. For the record, we have removed the warning *** bnfinit: Warning: insufficient precision for fundamental units, not given. (at least with \g0) Cheers, Bill.