Flamebait post of the day: Why mathematicians should stop naming things after each other, http://nautil.us/issue/89/the-dark-side/why-mathematicians-should-stop-naming-things-after-each-other
Via https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24385389 where for once the discussion is worth reading (main point: the alternative, using common English words to describe specialized technical concepts, can be even more confusing).
@11011110 this reminds me that even the field of medicine, there has been some backlash against eponyms, e.g. https://doi.org/10.1001/archinternmed.2010.281 and https://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2020/01/28/eponym-debate-the-case-for-naming-diseases-after-people/.
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