--- a/inst/@galois/sumsq.m
+++ b/inst/@galois/sumsq.m
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@
 
 function varargout = sumsq (varargin)
 
-  varargout = cell (1, max(1, nargout));
+  varargout = cell (1, max (1, nargout));
   [varargout{:}] = gsumsq (varargin{:});
 
 endfunction