Well, in principle there are infinitely many ways to obtain wrong
results by using wrong syntax, so it would take a lot of work to put
warning signs around all potential pitfalls.
But at least in your case it shouldn't be that difficult to catch
missing dots. So I added this to the development version
It is not a silver bullet and is very basic, but at least things like
TR[GA[a]GA[b]GA[c]GA[d]] or TR[GA[a,b]GA[c,d]] or TR[GA[a,b]GA[c]]
DiracTrace::noncom: Wrong syntax! The Dirac trace of xxx
contains Dirac matrices multiplied via Times (commutative
multiplication) instead of DOT (non-commutative multiplication).
Hope that helps.
On 18/12/14 14:45, Sam wrote:
> Thanks very much for your help. Sometimes I do put in the dots and sometimes I don't, and I didn't realize it was so crucial. It is a little worrisome that there is no error message: it evaluates either way, but sometimes with the wrong answer.
> Anyway, thanks again for your help,
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