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From Ard Schrijvers <a.schrijv...@onehippo.com>
Subject Re: [jr3] Codename
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2012 09:47:40 GMT
On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> 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.

Bonsai might give a perception of small, and not 'BigTree' kind at all

Regards Ard

>
> 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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