I am quite new to LaTeX and as I was reading the LaTeX Wikibook I came upon the following general definition for a command in LaTeX here:
However, later on in the Wikibook the syntax for creating a new command is given as:
Now given the general definition for a command in LaTeX I would have instead expected the following syntax for creating a new command:
A bit later on in the same section on creating macros in the LaTeX wikibook the syntax for creating a new environment is given as:
Again, given the general definition I would have expected this instead:
I would appreciate it greatly if somebody could clarify this inconsistency for me.