Subject: Re: Rename firstname and surname?
/ Camille Bégnis <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say: | Hi, | | makes sense in French, wondering about other cultures... I think one of the objections to 'firstname' and 'surname' is that they're deeply anglo-centric. I write my name "Norman Walsh" because that's the accepted order in the culture in which I live and was raised. Had I been raised in a different cultural tradition, I'd write my name "Walsh Norman". That wouldn't change semantics of "Norman" or "Walsh" in my name. The more I think about it, the more I'm inclined to make this change. Be seeing you, norm -- Norman Walsh <email@example.com> | He would like to start from http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | scratch. Where is scratch?--Elias Chair, DocBook Technical Committee | Canetti