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This is a collection of ambiguous, inconsistent, or just unpleasant conventions in mathematical notation. | This is a collection of ambiguous, inconsistent, or just unpleasant conventions in mathematical notation, started by Christian Lawson-Perfect. | ||

For each bit of notation, I want to collect examples, alternatives, and references to discussions about them. | For each bit of notation, I want to collect examples, alternatives, and references to discussions about them. | ||

The site's name is a reference to the question about why we start naming variables at 𝑥. | The site's name is a reference to the question about why we start naming variables at 𝑥. | ||

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* [[:Category:Conflicting definitions]] | * [[:Category:Conflicting definitions]] | ||

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==How to contribute== | |||

You can edit this site, once you've [[Special:CreateAccount|created an account]]. | |||

My aim is to describe conventions, without prescribing a correct notation. | |||

While the tone of the site is informal, please avoid writing in a way that would make someone who follows a certain convention feel bad. |

## Revision as of 08:57, 8 July 2021

This is a collection of ambiguous, inconsistent, or just unpleasant conventions in mathematical notation, started by Christian Lawson-Perfect.

For each bit of notation, I want to collect examples, alternatives, and references to discussions about them.

The site's name is a reference to the question about why we start naming variables at 𝑥.

## Categories

- Category:Inconsistencies
- Category:Ambiguities
- Category:Unpleasantness
- Category:Conflicting definitions
- Category:References

## How to contribute

You can edit this site, once you've created an account.

My aim is to describe conventions, without prescribing a correct notation.

While the tone of the site is informal, please avoid writing in a way that would make someone who follows a certain convention feel bad.