|Bill Allombert on Thu, 17 Apr 2003 18:14:10 +0200|
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|Re: point notation|
On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 03:54:14PM +0200, Karim BELABAS wrote: > On 17 Apr 2003, Markus Endres wrote: > > I'm going to write a routine called GrInit which initialize a group ring > > K[G] (like nfinit or bnfinit) in some way, returns something like the > > wedderburn decomposition, K-irreducible characters, the maximal order > > and something more. > > > > now, I want to use the point notation as in nfinit/bnfinit. that means, > > I want a possibility to call my results like K.disc in K=nfinit(pol), as > > example: KG=GrInit(...); KG.Kchi; which returns the characters > > > > This point notation would be very useful for me. Is there any > > possibility to write such a 'point notation' by my own? > > (11:25) gp > x.Kchi = x \\ definition > (11:25) gp > [1,2,3].Kchi > %1 = 2 > > It's paragraph 2.6.4 in User's manual (stable branch. It's 2.6.5 in CVS). > > See my "Contributed GP scripts" page for some examples, especially > > http://www.math.u-psud.fr/~belabas/pari/scripts/modsym.gp There are two limitations however: 1) You cannot overload existing member functions, e.g. you cannot extend .disc to work with your own type. 2) You cannot add member functions written in C to GP without changing the interpretor. Instead you can do: install("m_Kchi","G",,"./func.so"); x.Kchi=m_Kchi(x); but it is not clean nor efficient (but I will probably add it to GP2C). Cheers, Bill.