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Re: [Debconf-discuss] Re: Please revoke your signatures from Martin Kraff's keys

Penny Leach wrote:
>    Penny is clearly short for Penelope.

No, it is not _clear_. I don't have to know what are the short names
for almost any name around. I'm also confused with names in German
(correct me if wrong, please) containing, for example 'ö' and being
displayed as 'oe', or some of the Russian names.

It took me a while to figure that, for example, Stephen Langasek is also
Steve Langasek. Even 'Dave' in my own first name, David. I might be in
an ignorant environment, but people shouldn't assume that some things
are just obvious to *all* the people around the world. It is obvious for
me that short name for Francisco is 'Paco' or 'Pancho', or 'Pepe' for
José, or 'Beto' for Alberto, Humberto, Roberto, is it obvious and clear
for you?

>    This is probably not really a useful contribution to this discussion;
>    carry on.

It is.

David Moreno Garza <damog@damog.net>   |  http://www.damog.net/
		   <damog@debian.org>  |          GPG: C671257D
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