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Demo names

Most Lino applications include some form of contacts management and store names and postal addresses of business partners.

Lino was born in Eastern Belgium and during its first years all potential new customers lived in that region. Until now the demo fixture of the lino_xl.lib.contacts plugin creates persons and organizations in Eupen, Raeren, La Calamine, ... and who have names that sound "normal" for people of that region. Look at the source code if you don't believe me.

But meanwhile Lino has grown international. When a hosting provider in Tallinn wants to show Lino to a potential customer, it's a bit silly to start their demo with such contact data.

The commondata.demonames module is for generating fictive names of people living in different places of the world.

>>> from lino import startup
>>> startup('lino.projects.std.settings_test')
>>> from pprint import pprint
>>> from lino.utils import Cycler

Names of fictive persons

Belgian last names:

>>> from commondata.demonames import bel, est, ury, russian, muslim
>>> pprint(bel.LAST_NAMES[:5])
['Adam', 'Adami', 'Adriaen', 'Adriaensen', 'Adriaenssen']
>>> pprint(bel.LAST_NAMES[-5:])
['Yilmaz', 'Zadelaar', 'Zegers', 'Zeggers', 'Zègres']

Next comes a group of five Russians:

>>> pprint(russian.LAST_NAMES[:5])
['Abezgauz', 'Aleksandrov', 'Altukhov', 'Alvang', 'Ankundinov']

Or here is a mixture of nationalities, for each Belgian comes one foreigner:

>>> LAST_NAMES = Cycler(
...     Cycler(bel.LAST_NAMES),
...     Cycler(russian.LAST_NAMES),
...     Cycler(bel.LAST_NAMES),
...     Cycler(muslim.LAST_NAMES))
>>> for i in range(10):
...     print(LAST_NAMES.pop())

Five fictive Estonian couples, each couple consisting of one male and one female:

>>> LAST_NAMES = Cycler(est.LAST_NAMES)
>>> for i in range(5):
...    he = (MALE_FIRST_NAMES.pop(), LAST_NAMES.pop())
...    she = (FEMALE_FIRST_NAMES.pop(), LAST_NAMES.pop())
...    print("%s %s & %s %s" % (he + she))
Aadu Aas & Adeele Aasa
Aare Aasmäe & Age Aavik
Aarne Abel & Age-Kaie Abramov
Aaro Adamson & Aili Ader
Aaron Afanasjev & Aino Alas

Uruguayan demo names:

>>> pprint(ury.LAST_NAMES[:5])
['Abreu', 'Acevedo', 'Acosta', 'Acua', 'Aguiar']
>>> pprint(ury.LAST_NAMES[-5:])
['Villanueva', 'Villar', 'Zapata', 'Zeballos', 'Zunino']
>>> pprint(ury.MALE_FIRST_NAMES[:5])
['Ademir', 'Alberico', 'Aldemir', 'Aldrin', 'Ale']
>>> pprint(ury.MALE_FIRST_NAMES[-5:])
['Vitali', 'Washington', 'Wilmar', 'Wolfram', 'Ziadh']
>>> pprint(ury.FEMALE_FIRST_NAMES[:5])
['Addis', 'Agustina', 'Alai', 'Alexandra', 'Alice']
>>> pprint(ury.FEMALE_FIRST_NAMES[-5:])
['Yan', 'Yanara', 'Yomira', 'Yoselin', 'Yuliana']

Street names

Names of some streets:

>>> from commondata.demonames.streets import STREETS_IN_EUPEN, STREETS_IN_LIEGE, STREETS_IN_TALLINN
>>> for s in STREETS_IN_EUPEN[:5]:
...     print(s)
Aachener Straße
Alter Malmedyer Weg
Am Bahndamm
Am Berg
>>> for s in STREETS_IN_LIEGE[:5]:
...     print(s)
Au Péri
Avenue Albert Mahiels
Avenue Blonden
Avenue Charles Rogier
Avenue Maurice Destenay
>>> streets = Cycler(STREETS_IN_TALLINN)
>>> print(len(streets))
>>> for street, suburb in STREETS_IN_TALLINN[:10]:
...     print(f"{street} ({suburb})")
1. liin (Põhja-Tallinn)
2. liin (Põhja-Tallinn)
3. liin (Põhja-Tallinn)
4. liin (Põhja-Tallinn)
5. liin (Põhja-Tallinn)
20. Augusti väljak (Kesklinn)
A. H. Tammsaare tee (Mustamäe)
Aarde tn (Põhja-Tallinn)
Aasa tn (Kesklinn)
Aate tn (Nõmme)


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