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Re: Binary Relations, draft 1


> However, the rule is certainly known in the US -- it says something about
> that functions and variable should be typeset this or another way (or have
> forgotten the exact wording),

Very likely it is known.

> and it is always used.

By every US publisher?  Or every one except the AMS?

So exclude the US if you wish, but it is not a common convention[1] in
UK pure maths nor has it been in the last few decades: ie since our
heir to the throne (the one with the ears) was an undergraduate, to be
very precise.

[1] Not `a rule', as we have none here (except about unimportant
things such as inheriting thrones, of course).