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From Andy Seaborne <a...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Hoya Proposal
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:03:13 GMT
On 13/01/14 21:57, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> 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
>

BTW I had nothing to do with the project name.  Before my time.  Other 
names used within the project you can fault me for but not this one.

	Andy


>      Andy
>
>>
>> -Bertrand
>


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