[UbuntuWomen] Use full real name policy

Belinda A. Lopez dinda at mac.com
Tue Sep 4 16:35:02 UTC 2007

Billy is her "real" name.

I often go by Dinda but my real name is Belinda Lopez.  How does the  
system know someone's 'real' name from a nickname anyway?  I would  
suspect that the "real" name is whatever you registered with and  
there's no way to check it against your legal name.


On Sep 4, 2007, at 11:30 AM, Caroline Ford wrote:

> I know we are not suppose to sit and whinge but I decided to set up a
> ppa with some dapper backports and this involves joining the launchpad
> beta testers team.
> This has three conditions the first of which is:
> You use your full real name as your Launchpad display name.
> This is really grim, and worse than use your real name as it means
> people can't even use gender neutral abbreviations such as Alex. I  
> note
> that Canonical's Billy Cina is a member, she's possibly lucky that she
> wasn't made to call herself Belinda.
> Trying not to just complain all the time
> Caroline
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