On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Tim Lyons <firstname.lastname@example.org
> On 5 Oct 2010, at 15:15, Doug Blank wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 10:03 AM, Tim Lyons <email@example.com
>>> Benny Malengier wrote:
>>>> Well, call name is the given name you use, so there is no need for
>>>> up given name and slowing down entry of people. I myself have 3 given
>>>> many people here have. You will see that call name becomes red if it is
>>>> a part of the given name.
>>> A given name is Robert, but the name I am called by (I presume this is
>>> is meant by callname) is Rob. Does that mean that my callname would
>>> red? If so, seems strange. [Put another way, what do you mean by "part
>> FYI, callname is the English translation of "rufname"... it isn't a
>> nickname but a part of a name with a technical meaning:
>> Perhaps we should not translate "rufname" but leave it so as not to
>> confuse its purpose (does any culture call it "callname"?). I believe
>> that the new revised name object has a place for nickname, but I
>> haven't followed the development.
> Thanks, I didn't understand what was meant by callname - perhaps as you say
> there is no culture that calls it callname!