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From Angela Schreiber <anch...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [jr3] Codename
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 13:15:14 GMT

 > or any other codename

such as for example leaving the 'leporidae' for another animal
family... there exist for example 'treeshrews' [1].

-> Tupaia

we had the tree (even the tropical forest!), the animal with
a fur ;) and it is easy to write and pronounce, isn't it?


[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treeshrew

On 2/24/12 11:36 AM, Jukka Zitting wrote:
> Hi,
> As mentioned in the proposed strategic plan [1], I'd like us to come
> up with a codename other than just "Jackrabbit 3" or "jr3" for the
> work to implement the new repository.
> The name should be short, easy to remember (and type) and unique
> enough to be easily searchable (i.e. there shouldn't already be
> millions of Google hits for the name) and to not conflict with
> existing software products. It would be nice if the name had some
> relation to trees, content or our existing "Jackrabbit" branch (my
> wife would suggest we use "Bunny" :-). See also [2] for generic naming
> guidelines.
> My personal favorite so far is "Jonsai" (as in Java + Bonsai) that
> Michael D. suggested in a lunch conversation last week.
> Any other ideas? I suggest we collect ideas over the next few days,
> check how well the measure against the above guidelines, and then next
> week come up with consensus on which one of the candidates we should
> use as the codename.
> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/Jackrabbit%203%20Strategic%20Plan
> [2] http://www.apache.org/dev/project-names.html
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting

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