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

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Apr 14 21:26:31 CEST 2006

On Fri, Apr 14, 2006 at 06:11:29PM +0200, Erik Slagter wrote:
> > > Hmm.. Ok, then we should make it a rule that every
> > > name that has non-ascii characters in it need a transliteration,
> > > ie something like this:
> > > ????????????????, ???????? [Kalvachev, Ivan] (iive) <iive at yahoo.com>
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > 
> > I second that!
> <serious mode=off>
> So in your case: Guillaume POIRIER [Poirier, Guillaume]
> I always wondered why French and Belgians write the last name in
> capitals. IMHO it's ehmmm.... not the most beautiful mode I've seen ;-)
> </serious mode=off>

Despite being ugly, it's convenient because of idiots who insist on
reversing names. This happens a lot especially with Japanese names
where idiots on this side of the globe insist on writing Japanese
people's names backwards. As long as they write the family name in
UGLY ALL CAPS at least you can figure out what the name was supposed
to be..


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