Parsable Output

Every line of output from RichDEM begins with one of the following characters, making it easy to parse with a machine.

Tag Meaning
A Algorithm name
a Analysis command: the command line used to run the program
c Configuration information: program version, input files, and command line options, &c.
C Citation for algorithm
d Debugging info
E Indicates an error condition
i I/O: Amount of data loaded from disk
m Miscallaneous counts
n I/O: Amount of data transferred through a network
p Progress information: inform the user to keep calm because we’re carrying on.
r Amount of RAM used
t Timing information: How long stuff took
W Indicates a warning

All output data shall have the form:


The amount of whitespace may very for aesthetic purposes.