What is a real name, round 668

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Apr 21 02:55:14 CEST 2009

aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) writes:

> In article <87tz4jl66c.fsf at benfinney.id.au>,
> Ben Finney  <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> >
> >(Is there hope that you could set your From field using your real
> >name so we can discuss with a real person instead of a pseudonym?)
> Could you define what a "real name" is?
> (If you think the above sounds annoyed, you are certainly correct; I
> have little patience for this nonsense.)

A rough working definition: The name you would use to introduce yourself
if you met me for the first time in a similar context but face to face.

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Ben Finney

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