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From "Martin Cooper" <martin.coo...@tumbleweed.com>
Subject RE: Proposal: JSP/JSTL expression language
Date Fri, 19 Jul 2002 13:53:14 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geirm@adeptra.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 6:40 AM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: Proposal: JSP/JSTL expression language
> 
> 
> On 7/19/02 7:44 AM, "Jeff Turner" <jeff@socialchange.net.au> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 09:30:30PM -0400, Shawn Bayern wrote:
> > ...
> >>> Though I'm not sure about the name 'el', because what 
> with jexl and
> >>> jxpath, it certainly isn't the only "expression language" 
> at Jakarta.
> >> 
> >> Indeed.  I never intend this, but everything I name 
> somehow ends up with
> >> the most generic name possible.  (JSTL's implementation at 
> Jakarta is
> >> called, as a product name, the "Standard Taglib."  The centralized
> >> authentication and single sign-on system I wrote for Yale 
> is called the
> >> "Central Authentication Service."  And so forth.)  :-)
> >> 
> >> So I'm all for a better name.  James Strachan suggested 
> "JEL," but that
> >> might be confusing against Jelly.  It's unfortunate that 
> "Espresso" is
> >> taken, since it's apt. It might be cute to name it after a salient
> >> syntactic feature, like "Dot."  Any better ideas?
> > 
> > jstel, jsp-el, jspel. skippy (don't ask..).
> > Isn't bikeshed-painting fun :)
> > 'el' works for me.
> 
> Jspel :)

Hmm, getting a little close (pronunciation-wise) to 'jezebel'...

I think we need a name that's ELegant, don't we? ;-)

--
Martin Cooper


> 
> Like but different than Jexel, but I wonder if you can use 'JSP' w/o
> invoking the legal wrath of Sun...
> 
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> geirm@adeptra.com
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> 
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