People's names (was Re: sqlite3 error)

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at microcorp.co.za
Mon Oct 9 07:51:55 CEST 2006


"Lawrence D'Oliveiro" <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:

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> I wonder if we need another "middle" field for holding the "bin/binte" part
> (could also hold, e.g. "Van" for those names that use this).

NOOOOO! - I think of my surname as "van Rooyen" - its only a string with a space
in it - and its peculiar in that the first letter is not capitalised....

And I am sure that the people called "von Kardorff" would not agree either...

- Hendrik van Rooyen






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