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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-26 12:07:57

Daniel James wrote:
> 2008/6/26 Jens Seidel <jensseidel_at_[hidden]>:
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 04:44:11PM +0800, gchen wrote:
>>> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>>>> Ouch. How do you spell Jaakko Järvi in plain ASCII?
>>> I know some languages can use 'ae' to stand for ä, but this
>>> may not be valid for all other languages, so this non-ASCII
>>> character issue seems a little puzzle to solve, to me.
>> Let's ask iconv for a transliteration:
>> echo "Jaakko Järvi" | iconv -t ascii//TRANSLIT
>> Jaakko Jaervi
> He uses Jarvi:

Developers get to choose how they spells their own names:-)

I've pinged Jaakko to be sure it is OK if we go ahead and make the change.


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