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From SalvatoreIncandela <s.incand...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Naming Chemistry
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2009 08:42:08 GMT

Hi All, 
I'm a Software Developer @ Pronetics/Sourcesense, I have experience with ECM
and JCR and I'm already a Spring Extension JCR committer.
I'd be more than happy to actively contribute to this project.


lennard wrote:
> +1 Chemistry
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Florent Guillaume" <fg@nuxeo.com>
> To: dev@jackrabbit.apache.org
> Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 10:00:33 AM GMT -07:00 U.S. Mountain Time
> (Arizona)
> Subject: Re: Naming Chemistry
> Hi,
> I'm hope you'll forgive me, but I won't contribute to this discussion  
> beyond this email as I'm quite tired of playing naming games.
> We've already been through 3 names, so I'll concentrate on writing  
> actual code until this is resolved.
> I'm ok with "Chemist" as well, although I expect it'll raise the same  
> arguments as "Chemistry".
> The objections to "Chemistry" as potential confusing regarding the  
> science of chemistry seem off-base to me. If there ever was a  
> chemistry-based project in Apache, I expect they'd choose their own  
> codename instead of the just all-encompassing chemistry moniker.  
> Regarding the existing chemistry-named java project, it's called CDK  
> or Chemistry Development Kit, never just chemistry. Finally I gather  
> that nobody complained that Lucene had nothing to do with the city,  
> that Shale had nothing to do with the rocks, or that Jackrabbit had  
> nothing to do with the furry animal. So why complain about chemistry...
> Regarding other suggestions: we've also been through the grep /usr/ 
> share/dict/words here at Nuxeo, and considered and rejected many  
> names. The problem is not finding potential ones, the problem is at  
> some point saying "ok this one is good enough".
> I contend that Chemistry is good enough.
> Bye,
> Florent
> -- 
> Florent Guillaume, Head of R&D, Nuxeo
> Open Source, Java EE based, Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
> http://www.nuxeo.com   http://www.nuxeo.org   +33 1 40 33 79 87

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