Re: Names in a non-linear full-2d writing system
|From:||Sai Emrys <saizai@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, May 15, 2005, 21:34|
> Not entirely - the status of 'legal name' is surely different in different
> legal systems.
*nod* I live in CA, which has commonlaw namechange (as alias) as well,
for some uses. Need a judge's order for full namechange, though.
The difference to me is that "call" is simply for a handle - that is,
it's how one is addressed or referred to. "Name" implies that it is a
part of you, or defines you in some way.
> > Also, I would think that such a name should be chosen by oneself, not
> > one's parents.
> That's all very well for older kids & grown ups, but not so good for
> babies & youngsters. There would be times when their names need to be
> written, methinks.
They can have baby-names given by the parents. ;-)
> > FWIW, I am not now and have never been an IALer.
> That doesn't surprise me ;)