[foaf-dev] SocialWeb anti-pattern wiki? today's annoyance: name too long/short/weird to fit

Norman Gray norman at astro.gla.ac.uk
Sun Oct 18 14:21:42 CEST 2009


On 2009 Oct 18, at 11:32, Dan Brickley wrote:

> not everyone understands 'first name' as meaning the same
> thing, and that the rule "all first names must have 5 < x < 20 chars"
> makes no more sense in Croydon than in China.

And just in case anyone is rash enough to think that that's all there  
is to i18n, there's an entertaining discussion of names at <http://blog.jclark.com/2007/12/thai-personal-names.html 


Norman Gray  :  http://nxg.me.uk

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