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Re: Automatic retrieval of information from qa.debian.org

On Mon, 08 Oct 2007 15:30:11 +0200, Robert Waldner wrote:

> >My experience with Viennes tells me that Dr. Dipl. Ing. is correct. It
> >serves to distuingish an earned title from an honorary doctor.
> Nope. Both I and the colleague across the room agree that it should be 
>  "Dipl.-Ing. Dr.", 


>  on the theory that a university-earned (vs. honorary)
>  "Dr." is actually part of the name, whereas the Dipl.-Ing. more of a
>  title.

The theory that an academic degree becomes part of the name in
Austria is widespread but not correct. Cf. e.g.

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