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Collection of Quotes on Notation Design (github.com/hypotext)
40 points by zzq 30 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments



Might be worth to point to Terry Tao‘s post on MathOverflow about notation, as it seems to be missing in this collection.

https://mathoverflow.net/questions/366070/what-are-the-benef...

It was discussed here:

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23911903


I really appreciate the existence of different notations and wish they were more widely talked about. For example I spent a few months developing a notation for recurring timeslots before learning of RFC-5545[1]. Now whenever I'm in a new domain I wonder what notation already exists that I can leverage

[1] https://icalendar.org/iCalendar-RFC-5545/3-8-5-3-recurrence-...




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