It has been the goal of the IUPAC Commission on Macromolecular Nomenclature
to improve communication between polymer scientists by recommending
unambiguous, standardized, and universally understood names and structure
representations of polymers.
IUPAC Recommendations on Macromolecular
Guide for the Authors of Papers and Reports
in Polymer Science and Technology
This guide is out-of-date
and conflicts with recommendations more recently published in
Book. A revised version is being prepared which will also
take into account the recommendations to be released in the
of the Purple Book.