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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache Chemistry
Date Tue, 21 Apr 2009 11:28:25 GMT
On 21/04/2009, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
>  On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 3:15 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>  > There seem to be quite a few Java projects that relate to Chemistry -
>  > what if Apache later wants to create its own Chemistry project?
>
>
> We'll have the same problem if we ever want to introduce a project
>  that models the behaviour of ants or the dynamics of turbine engines.
>
>  Anyway, looking deeper I found "Chemistry Development Kit" [1], a Java
>  project that already has a clear claim to the name so I guess we need
>  to keep looking.
>
>  [1] http://apps.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/cdk/
>
>
>  > If the abbreviation CMIS becomes well-known, then Apache CMIS would be
>  > a better choice.
>
>
> I think we've typically avoided naming projects based on the standards
>  they implement.

Apart from: ActiveMQ, SOAP, HttpComponents, (MyFaces), OpenEJB,
OpenJPA, STDCXX, XML and some others?

All of the Commons components have functional names.

>  BR,
>
>
>  Jukka Zitting
>
>
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