Talk:A. V. Conway

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Correct title?

It was a convention in the early 20th century to use initials for first and middle name, but we know this person's full name. Which is appropriate? Should this be under his real name? --Seantubbs (talk) 13:51, 9 September 2022 (EDT)

———— Advice from Wikipedia

For initials:

   If reliable sources write out several or all of a subject's given names nearly as often as they use initials, prefer the version with the names written in full. Example: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and not C. P. E. Bach, although the latter has more Google hits.

Meekohi (talk) 14:59, 9 September 2022 (EDT)

Atri Michael Signer or Mike Signer? I suggest using their chosen name for the main article and utilizing a redirect for alternative format(s).Jmh6d (talk) 22:33, 9 September 2022 (EDT)
What about both? A full name reference that links to the commonly used name? --Seantubbs (talk) 10:01, 10 September 2022 (EDT)
Yes?...example: Alpheus Valentine Conway and Alpheus V. Conway > redirected to main page/commonly used name: A. V. Conway? Jmh6d (talk) 12:05, 10 September 2022 (EDT)
Works for me. One of my tasks at the moment is to go through the various help and tutorial pages and streamline then, and add to them. There is a cvillepedia styleguide and I may add this. Guidelines, not policies. --Seantubbs (talk) 12:12, 10 September 2022 (EDT)