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Mostly people call me by my first name and I do the same to most people (likely more to men than women, if I had to guess). People call Edward Snowden by his last name because it's unique and catchy.

Theo de Raadt is often just called "Theo" here for similar reasons. Rarely if ever have I seen him called "de Raadt" on this forum.

Your comment is unfortunately typical of drive-by Internet outrage these days.




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