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Re: Binary Relations, draft 1
- To: "Y&Y, Inc." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Binary Relations, draft 1
- From: Chris Rowley <C.A.Rowley@open.ac.uk>
- Date: Wed, 18 Nov 1998 00:50:16 +0000 (GMT)
- Cc: Hans Aberg <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
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> I think the reason (if any) to make the distinction of setting these upright
> is that they are mulitletter combinations rather than that they are functions.
> This helps distinquish `sin' from the product of s, i, and n.
And the symbol "a" from the word "a".
That is indeed the way I was educated to understand the convention
(note, *not* a rule, at least in pure maths).
Maybe its a generational thing:-). Every generation needs ots myhts!