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From Michael Dürig <mdue...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jr3] Codename
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:47:32 GMT

What about joak? Well, just a joke ;-)

Michael

On 27.2.12 10:44, Ard Schrijvers wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 11:00 AM, Jukka Zitting<jukka.zitting@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Ard Schrijvers
>> <a.schrijvers@onehippo.com>  wrote:
>>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Jukka Zitting<jukka.zitting@gmail.com>
 wrote:
>>>> My personal favorite so far is "Jonsai" (as in Java + Bonsai) that
>>>> Michael D. suggested in a lunch conversation last week.
>>>
>>> Bonsai might give a perception of small, and not 'BigTree' kind at all
>>
>> Right, that's why I was trying to come up with something starting from
>> the "big tree" idea. The mentioned "BigTree" is IMHO too clunky and
>> way too close to the already existing "Bigtop" project [1]. The idea
>> Justin was leading with Sequioa (Redwood), Cypress or something
>> similar seems promising, but most of such names are already used in
>> the software domain. A slightly mangled name like in "Jonsai" might
>> work here.
>>
>> One possible alternative is the "Oak" name I've been using in a
>> somewhat related effort within Apache Labs [2]. That effort never went
>
> I personally like oak a lot. In general I am, but that is of course
> just taste, not too charmed with:
>
> 1) portmanteau's like jonsai
> 2) with very complex to write and remember names like Leporidae (sry Nour)
>
> Oak is catchy, I like oaks, everybody knows what they are, easy to
> remember and pronounce, and, for what it's worth, the JIRA key can be
> the same as the project name :)
>
> +1 for oak
>
> Regards Ard
>
>> too far, so if people like it we could reuse the name for jr3. Quoting
>> from my Labs mail about the name: "PS. The project name is based on a
>> subplot about a mighty oak-tree [3] in the Finnish national epic
>> Kalevala. It's also a reference to the large-scale tree hierarchy
>> inherent in the planned Oak architecture. I know the name conflicts
>> with the old name of Java and a few other projects out there, but at
>> least for the duration of the lab I think the name is unique enough."
>>
>> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/bigtop/
>> [2] http://markmail.org/message/5arnqmom5tel7vtx
>> [3] http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/kveng/kvrune02.htm
>>
>> BR,
>>
>> Jukka Zitting
>
>
>

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