# [OS X TeX] Latex symbol for "define equal"

Themis Matsoukas tmatsoukas at icloud.com
Sun Aug 19 05:53:30 EDT 2018

> BTW, the last time I used \equiv for defining something (something like $E_{d,\gamma}f\equiv f$, a referee swatted it down.  :=)
>

…and good to know that \equiv is unacceptable :)

I suppose there is an orthodoxy with its high priesthood etc. in every human institution. I’m not trying to be orthodox on this, just not too radical.

Themis