geronimo-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Project Naming -Apache Geronimo
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2003 12:55:16 GMT
Adrian Field wrote:


> cultural sensitivity (I think a couple of posts are on the right track with
> contacting Native American organisations to see what their thoughts are on
> this instead of being subjective),
> negative association- suicide in some cultures through history has been
> honourable.
> 

More specifically the rite of hatakili (sp?) that Samarai were allowed to
perform so that they could die honorably.  The nature of Geronimo's death
is more consistent with this mindset.

-- 

"They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety
  deserve neither liberty nor safety."
                 - Benjamin Franklin


Mime
View raw message