On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 9:57 PM, Tatsuo Ishii <is...@sraoss.co.jp> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 5:09 PM, Tatsuo Ishii <is...@sraoss.co.jp> wrote:
>>> Michael is correct.
>>> Sometimes people choose family name first in the emails.  However I am
>>> sure "Fujii" is the family name and "Masao" is the firstname.
>> But I don't think that directly answers the question of how he would
>> prefer to be credited.
> Of course. It's different story.
>> Since I am American, I prefer to be credited
>> using the style "${FIRSTNAME} ${LASTNAME}", but the preferences of
>> someone from another country might be the same or different.  I don't
>> think we should presume that someone prefers something other than the
>> style in their email name unless they say so.
> My concern is that the list seems implicitly assumes that each name
> appears first name then last name. So people might misunderstand that
> "Fujii" is the first name and "Masao" is the last name. I don't how he
> actually feels about that, but if I were him, I would feel
> uncomfortable. If the list explicitly stats that we do not guarantee
> that the order of the last names and the first names are correct, then
> that kind of misunderstanding could be avoided.

Yeah, your concern might be right, but I prefer Fujii Masao,
i.e., family-name-first style, so I have used that name in my email
and past release notes so far.

Anyway, thanks for your kind consideration!


Fujii Masao

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