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From Shanti Subramanyam <Shanti.Subraman...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Names for the Web2.0kit
Date Tue, 23 Sep 2008 19:27:59 GMT
Hmm - I'm not sure about this. Introducing the 'J' letter will give a 
Java connotation to the whole thing. The proposed PHP and Rails 
implementations will have no Java components in them. I'd rather stick 
with a more generic name.

Shanti


Bruno Borges wrote:
> Olio sounds good, but there's nothing related with Java, Web, frameworks or
> anything else... (or, is just me who couldn't find any information about
> this word?)
>
> So, because of the lack of co-relation between Olio and Java Webkits, I
> found that there's an word which could fit better: Jawi
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jawi
>
> Could also be an acronymous of Java Webkits Incubator =)
>
> cheers,
> Bruno Borges
>
>
> William Sobel-2 wrote:
>   
>> On Sep 22, 2008, at 10:14 AM, Janne Jalkanen wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Just in case nobody mentioned this to you yet: "Olio" is the Finnish  
>>> word for "object" as in "object relational database" or "object- 
>>> oriented programming".  You may or may not find this suitable. :-)
>>>
>>> Unfortunately, it also means that there are quite a few Finnish IT  
>>> companies with the word "olio" in their name.  Also, "olio.fi" is  
>>> owned by a Finnish web design company (though they haven't put  
>>> anything on it yet).  Again, this may or may not be suitable. :-/
>>>       
>> I vote for Olio. I doubt if we'll find any string of sounds that won't  
>> be in use someplace. Apache is widely used for many corporations and  
>> this doesn't seem to be an issue. I think the OO relationship is a  
>> positive.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>> Will Sobel
>> Visiting Lecturer
>> RADLab - UC Berkeley
>>
>>
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