[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main AUTHORS,1.176,1.177

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Apr 13 22:13:14 CEST 2006

On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 07:45:42PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > But as we have started discussion, could somebody explain me, why the
> > format of the authors file is family name first?
> I reordered the AUTHORS file a long time ago and put it in that order
> because it is less ambiguous.  Hungarians use last name first, many
> other countries have this custom and we basically had a mixed order,
> some names were written last name first, others first name first.

Can I ask why we don't just always write it in the order you say it?
Ivan had a very good example with my name about how the current system
is unnecessarily confusing and stupid. :)


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