# Re: Binary Relations, draft 1

• To: Thierry Bouche <Thierry.Bouche@ujf-grenoble.fr>
• Subject: Re: Binary Relations, draft 1
• From: Chris Rowley <C.A.Rowley@open.ac.uk>
• Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 18:54:08 +0000 (GMT)
• Cc: math-font-discuss@cogs.susx.ac.uk
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Thierry

>
> Well, now the technology allows us to devise a much more coherent &
> powerfull system, distinguishing between  the function $e$ and the
> Euler constant $\E$, between the projector $\pi$ and the constant
> $\PI$, &c.

It allows you to do so and feel free to do so; but do not expect
any mathematician to take any notice of you.

But mathematical notation is just like natural language; and no sane
person tries to invent rules for those! ... oops, something wrong there
... correction: no one in the UK thinks it is a sensible use of time.

chris