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    • CommentRowNumber1.
    • CommentAuthorDmitri Pavlov
    • CommentTimeFeb 10th 2019
    • (edited Feb 10th 2019)

    Every once in a while, there is a question on MathOverflow that generates discussions about various aspects of homotopy theory, such as model categories vs quasicategories, (∞,1)-categories, model-independence, necessity of strict models for spectra etc.

    Some examples include:

    Obviously, such topics still generate a lot of interest. (The last two questions were asked just recently, and generated some fierce debates. I did not expect, for example, to see such a reaction to (what I thought) was rather innocent statement of various facts in my answer for the last question.)

    I was wondering if it makes sense to assemble a homotopy theory FAQ, analogous to the string theory FAQ, which would address such questions in a single place, as opposed to being spread out over various MathOverflow question.

    • CommentRowNumber2.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeFeb 10th 2019

    Would certainly make sense!

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    • CommentAuthorDavidRoberts
    • CommentTimeFeb 11th 2019

    I think it would be a great idea.

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