Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> In message "Re: [OT] the name of Matz"
>     on Tue, 7 Nov 2006 23:26:56 +0900, Byung-Hee HWANG <bh / izb.knu.ac.kr> writes:
> 
> |I saw the full name of Matz, ruby creater, on the web [1]. However, I
> |don't know what is family name in his full name. AFAIK, CIA uses all
> |capital letters for family names because the factbook users are faced
> |with a world of different cultures and naming conventions [2].
> |Therefore, I suggest that the full name of Matz might be mark from
> |"Yukihiro Matsumoto" to "Yukihiro MATSUMOTO" if his family name is
> |"Matsumoto".
> 
> FYI, My family name is Matsumoto.  I don't see family-name-capital
> convention much in the English speaking countries, I hesitated to do
> so in public.  Just call me Matz.

It isn't usual, but is useful in reference material where the reader may 
be in some doubt about the order. The hero of "Kozure Okami" is called 
both "Itto Ogami" and "Ogami Itto" in English.

-- 
John W. Kennedy
"The blind rulers of Logres
Nourished the land on a fallacy of rational virtue."
   -- Charles Williams.  "Taliessin through Logres: Prelude"