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

The Wanderer inverseparadox at comcast.net
Sat Apr 15 20:33:45 CEST 2006

Attila Kinali wrote:

> On Fri, 14 Apr 2006 04:39:41 -0400 The Wanderer
> <inverseparadox at comcast.net> wrote:
>> As far as purely culture-internal things I don't know, but I do
>> know that it is quite common for Japanese people (when writing
>> their names in Roman letters) to put the surname/family name second
>> - even though they still speak it the other way around, and when
>> writing in Japanese will put the surname/family name first.
> This is not completely true. Whether they write their family or given
> name first in Roman letters depends on the person. I have seen both
> with about equal probabilty.

True enough. You'll note that I did not say that they *always* do it
that way, only that it is quite common for them to do it that way.

       The Wanderer

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