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In their defense, transliteration is weird. The spelling they used isn't one that Brin uses, but is one that is used for Сергей by other people.

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%D0%A1%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B3%D0%B5...

"A male given name, Sergey or Sergei."




Sure, I know people who spell it both ways, but in this case transliteration isn't an issue: you're talking about a public figure, the co-founder of Google, who's been in the US (and presumably spelling his name the same way) for 34 years.

This is just the case of a writer and/or editor being too lazy to look up the correct spelling.


Are you trying to ad-hominem the author? I don't understand the purpose of a comment like this, otherwise. Transliteration and spelling are distinct words and concepts. Frankly this is NBD to someone who is worth $NBdollars.




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