What is a real name, round 668
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Apr 21 03:00:11 CEST 2009
In article <87hc0iltal.fsf at benfinney.id.au>,
Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
>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.
That's fine by me, but unless you know for sure that any particular
person does not introduce zirself that way, I think that your
parenthetical that I took exception to is phrased too strongly.
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