[Foundation-l] Sigh, problems with non-Latin usernames again

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 11:50:21 UTC 2007

David Gerard schreef:
> On 30/01/07, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What you call unrealistic is basically something that is something that
>> people do not do anyway. People on the English Wikipedia can read my
>> name easily enough, they cannot pronounce it properly, they do not know
>> if there is a meaning to my name. The only thing they need to do is
>> register that the characters in my name exist. That is all that is required.
> Yes, but that's easy for users of Latin characters because your name
> is written in Latin characters. That's not an example of the problem.
> - d.
Indeed I can not make people see what is in front of there eyes. Even in 
Latin script people do not perceive what is actually written. It is not 
a matter of seeing it is a matter of perceiving. When people are 
unwilling to do so, it does not follow that their argument is a just one.

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