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This list really should distinguish between (a) topics discovered or developed by Euler himself - for example exp(i PI)+1=0 - and (b) topics named in honour of Euler like the AMS Euler Font. Rob Burbidge 12:31, 14 May 2007 (UTC)
Possibly, but you should have waited at least a day for comments, and "namesakes" is a poor choice because its dictionary definition only refers to persons, not things. This article is only about things. -AndrewDressel (talk) 19:42, 25 April 2013 (UTC)
Agreed that Epicgenius should have waited for consensus, that "namesakes" makes no sense as these are not people named after Euler, they are things--concepts, algorithms, objects, etc., and agreed that the new name is inconsistent with well-established conventions for this sort of article. Best to revert and discuss further. --Mark viking (talk) 03:02, 26 April 2013 (UTC)
Namesake is wrong because it only refers to a similarity of name - whereas this if for things actually named after Euler. If there was another Leonhard Euler and something was named after them then it should not go into this list. Using 'namesake' to mean named after is fairly common especially in America but it is just not as good as saying 'things named after' which conveys exactly the right information. Dmcq (talk) 03:08, 26 April 2013 (UTC)
Agree with everyone; this move should be undone posthaste. --JBL (talk) 03:44, 26 April 2013 (UTC)
I've changed it back. Note that
Some things may accidentally be namesakes without being named after the person.
"Namesakes" is often taken to mean persons rather than things.