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From Berin Loritsch <>
Subject Re: [release] Call for names
Date Tue, 28 Dec 2004 17:25:24 GMT
Alex Karasulu wrote:

>> Janus - "security" or "aaa"
> "aaa" sounds ok are there any trademark issues there with like AAA 
> road service?

DirSec   for Directory Security?

>> Snickers - "codec", "ber-codec" or "protocol"
> Hmmm all good tries thanks.  However codec may be too general and ber 
> may be too specific because it will have DER/CER and hopefully PER 
> codecs.  Then oh I forgot about Alan's stub compiler which is not a 
> codec at all.  Perhaps we can call it the Apache ASN1 Library or 
> something to that effect which is all encompassing.  This way the name 
> is not 'cute' but it's to the point and one knows what this stuff is 
> about.  Enrique searched for any trademarks on ASN.1 ASN1 and "ASN 
> One".  Nothing is out there which makes sense since it is a standard.

ASNdotOne ?

Whatever works, although I must say I would prefer to stay away from 
Janus anything.  When I saw the name Janus, my mind did not go to 
mythological names but to Janus Securities.


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