On 10 Jul 2011, at 13:59, Dana Nutter wrote:

> I can understand just wanting to be addressed by the single name, but agree.  Making the legal change is just going to lead to a life of hassle, having to constantly explain the concept of having just one name, filling out forms with required fields asking for two or three names, etc...

I knew a Cree once, back in the 90s when the interweb thingy was just starting up; his name was Netawigaabo. At need, he said, he just repeated the name in both fields. 

Mind you, I live in Ireland. We have no post-codes. It's always a guess what to put in (0, n/a, IRL) to a field demanding one.

Michael Everson *