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From Steve Loughran <ste...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Hoya Proposal
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:46:21 GMT
I don't this is something to worry about much -Hoya is good too, lots of
things outlive their acroynms. SOAP, for example


On 14 January 2014 12:03, Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> wrote:

> As a project name "Jena" has been in use for the project for about 13
> years now.  1.0 was 9 Jan 2001.   A mere 983K (zipped).
>
> The discussion is about Hyena for Hoya.
>
>         Andy
>
>
> On 13/01/14 23:38, sebb wrote:
>
>> Jenny ?
>>
>> On 13 January 2014 22:21, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Too many people will read that as Jena, the city in Thuringia.
>>>
>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jena
>>>
>>> -1
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 1:57 PM, Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> 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
>>>>
>>>>          Andy
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  -Bertrand
>>>>>
>>>>>
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