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Re: Using nicknames on planet?

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: "Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum" <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Using nicknames on planet?
Date: 2010-02-25 14:03:57
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On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:23, Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum
<adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de> wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 20:47:56 +0100 Magnus Hagander wrote:
>
>> 2010/2/24 Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>:
>> >
>> > well - why no allow people to optionally add a nickname to their
>> > profile and display lit like "Hubert Lubaczewski (depesz)" or
>> > "Stefan Kaltenbrunner (mastermind)" or similiar?
>>
>> I'll +1 this version (though I think Hubert usually says "Hubert
>> 'depesz' Lubaczewski". But I'm happy to leave the exact spelling
>> entirely up to the author).
>
> +1 for this, this was in my mind when i spotted this thread, but
> Stefan/Mastermind already posted this idea.
>
> Personally i mostly use this combination. It's my "From" in my emails
> and i don't hide behind "ads" (which would be really easy).

From what I can tell we've basically reached a consensus on the
compromise that we should allwo the name+nickname combination, but not
nicknames alone. I'll add this to the policy, since the previous
policy wasn't actually listed there :-)

-- 
 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
 Work: http://www.redpill-linpro.com/

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