etiquette (was RE: Proposal for a new variant subtag of the french language (fr)

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Tue Dec 11 14:58:14 CET 2007

On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 06:40:55AM -0800,
 Peter Constable <petercon at> wrote 
 a message of 20 lines which said:

> Can we agree that there are people from different cultures on this
> list and that, in different English-speaking cultures, it is not
> uncommon practice to *refer* to a person by their surname,

A very good article here:

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