[Python-Dev] Mercurial?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Apr 7 21:51:16 CEST 2009

> Ben is correct: you can't assume that contributors will have both a 
> first name and a last name, or that a first name and last name is 
> sufficient to legally identify them. Those from Spanish and Portuguese 
> cultures usually have two family names as well as a personal name; 
> people from Indonesian, Burmese and Malaysian cultures often only use a 
> single name.

That's why asking for a policy. We have to have *some* way of
identifying where a certain change originated from. I'm sure
there is solution, and it doesn't matter to me whether I need
to identify myself as "Martin v. Löwis"
or "Martinv von Löwis of Menar".


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