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Re: Draft for review: Personal names around the world

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2011 18:59:46 -0400
To: Gunnar Bittersmann <gunnar@bittersmann.de>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110807225946.GG1141@mercury.ccil.org>
Gunnar Bittersmann scripsit:

> But as I had mentioned in a previos post to this list, she would be  
> found under L in phonebooks etc., not under V.

But not so for capitalized "Von", which is not nobiliary but simply
indicates being in the place, at least traditionally.

John Cowan    http://ccil.org/~cowan  cowan@ccil.org
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