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From "Luca Morandini" <luca.morandi...@tin.it>
Subject RE: [OT] Naming of Forrest?
Date Sun, 09 Feb 2003 10:47:38 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Niclas Hedhman [mailto:niclas@hedhman.org]
> Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2003 9:21 AM
> To: cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org
> Subject: [OT] Naming of Forrest?

> Just wondering about the Apache Forrest project NAME.

As others pointed out, it is named after the "Forrest Gump" movie.

There's a catch though: since that movie's main character was named (by his mother) after
the CSA General Nathan Bedford Forrest,
the correct answer is the first entry of the dictionary.

Regards,

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               Luca Morandini
               GIS Consultant
              lmorandini@ieee.org
http://utenti.tripod.it/lmorandini/index.html
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>
>
>
> Just wondering about the Apache Forrest project NAME.
>
> Forrest in the dictionary.com list 2 entries;
>
> First;
> <quote>
> American Confederate general who was active at the battles of Shiloh (1862)
> and Chickamauga (1863). He was a founder and the first leader (1866-1869) of
> the Ku Klux Klan.
> </quote>
>
>
> Second;
> <quote>
> forrest, IL (village, FIPS 27026)
>   Location: 40.74998 N, 88.40994 W
>   Population (1990): 1124 (459 housing units)
>   Area: 1.3 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
>   Zip code(s): 61741
> </quote>
>
>
> Shouldn't the name be FOREST (=a lot of trees)???
>
> And the terrible links both to Red Indian massacres and the KKK should be
> avoided, shouldn't it?
>
>
> Can someone who has links to this project, bring it up and possible correct
> it?
>
>
> Niclas
>
>
> P.S.  Wonderful project, although the docs are a bit out of sync!!!
>
>
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