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

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Fri Apr 14 18:51:21 CEST 2006

On Fri, Apr 14, 2006 at 11:21:43AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 14, 2006 at 11:25:38AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > 
> > That's not the point.  The point is that it's impossible to tell what is
> > first and last name for names from languages/cultures that you are not
> > familiar with.
> With my system it's impossible to tell which name is family name and
> which name is given name, but with your system it's impossible to tell
> how to even say the person's name correctly. I think the latter
> matters a lot more...

.. bikeshed discussions, *sigh* ..

If you cannot tell first and last name apart you cannot say people's
names correctly either.  I haven't seen an example where last name comma
first name breaks as horribly as you claim.


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