Re: "family name, personal name" in devel/people
On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 07:48:35PM -0800, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > > I imagine names in http://www.debian.org/devel/people have the
> > > unified format of "Surname, Given name".
> > >
> > > I found two exceptions:
> > >
> > > "Shuzo, Hatta", where "Hatta" is surname and "Shuzo" is given name.
> > >
> > > "Yuuma, Oohara", where "Oohara" is surname and "Yuuma" is given name.
> > Thanks! I've added them to the exception list.
> I am wondering why these strange entry exist. Are they mistake of
> original data entry? I never see Japanese name spelled that way.
> Shuzo Hatta (Most common, Passport)
> Hatta, Shuzo (Many government forms, Some achademic paper)
> Hatta Shuzo (If you are historical figure or famous leterature writer)
> Where did these data originally taken? Just curious.
>From their own packages' Maintainer fields, i.e. they wrote it themselves:
% grep-available -F Maintainer Shuzo -s Maintainer | sort -u
Maintainer: HATTA Shuzo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Maintainer: Hatta Shuzo <email@example.com>
% grep-available -F Maintainer Yuuma -s Maintainer | sort -u
Maintainer: Oohara Yuuma <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Perhaps one of you could politely inform these two developers that they
might get the westerners to read their name right if they changed the
2. That which causes joy or happiness.