The Confusing Names Peeve

Most people who are on a first-name basis with me wonder sooner or later why I am called by at least three different names. If I ever compile a personal FAQ, this is will be the number one item. I answered it dozens of times verbally, and once even posted it to USENET:

Addendum: As you propably guessed from the domainname, the abbreviation hjp (which isn't even mentioned in the posting quoted above) superceded HP (I guess HP was a bit too confusing for someone working in IT). And Hansi vanished almost completely, so most People now call me Peter again.

$Date: 2011-12-09 09:52:05 +0100 (Fri, 09 Dec 2011) $