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From Andy Seaborne <a...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hoya Proposal
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:57:49 GMT
On 13/01/14 20:25, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 5:36 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz
> <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 3:33 PM, Steve Loughran <stevel@hortonworks.com> wrote:
>>> ...What do people think about a project name "Hyena"? It's close enough, lives
>>> in the savannah...
>>
>> I think it's too close to http://jena.apache.org/
>
> to be clear, this is a strong -1 from me, having confusing project
> names inside Apache is not ok. Hyena and Jena sound exactly the same
> in several languages, unfortunately.

The "j-e-n" in "Jena" is like "Jen-kins" or "Gen-er-al".

It is derived from "Jennifer"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennifer_%28given_name%29

which is often, but not here, with "nn":

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jenna

	Andy

>
> -Bertrand


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