From: Julian Bradfield (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Apr 22 2009 - 01:44:55 CDT
On 2009-04-21, John H. Jenkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> But I'm sure that your suspicions about the limitations of US and UK
> systems are correct. I'm willing to bet that I would be unable to
> legally change my name to 井作恆, which is a perfectly legitimate
> name, let alone ??? ???????. (One of the
In the UK, at least, you can change your name to amything you like.
However, if you want some government-backed identification document,
such as a passport, you'll have to choose an ASCII representation of
it. If you want to deal with banks, shops or anybody else, you'll also
need such a thing. Don't get hung up on the idea that you only have
-- The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
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