Re: UPPERCASE surname?
On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 10:45:43PM +0900, Tomohiro KUBOTA wrote:
> > I know there can be confusion with this but if we keep the uppercase, we
> > lose the consistency and at the same time don't provide any benefit to
> > people who already understand what uppercase means.
> In this case, "tokugawa" (Tokugawa, TOKUGAWA) is surname. Therefore,
> this is consistent with my usage. And, the intension of the statistics
> is just the order of surname-givenname or givenname-surname, *not*
> UPPERCASE or Lowercase.
> Do you still try to force me not to use UPPERCASE surname, though
> I said I don't care how other people write my name? I don't like
> flamewar. I just want you not to join Japanese people's flamewar
> which continues about 10 years.
No, you see, I'm not trying to tell you to do anything. I'm just saying that
I think that the web page wasn't really wrong to convert the format.
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