On 2012-06-16, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote: > > Actually it's "van Rossum, Guido", not "Rossum, Guido van". The "van" is > part of the family name, not a middle name. It's like "da Vinci, > Leonardo" or "von Sydow, Max". On one occasion Guido complained that > Americans always get his name wrong. I've read that now he prefers Guido V. Rossum, Jr.