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From "Ted Husted" <>
Subject Re: WebWork renaming strategy *revised*
Date Sat, 25 Mar 2006 17:55:32 GMT
On 3/25/06, Paul Benedict <> wrote:
> Isn't the purpose of this to excise the webwork name? I thought
> it was. Why else would you want to become "Struts 2.0" if not
> for the name? I don't see this renaming as a slam against the heritage,
> but this entire process doesn't make any sense unless you're specficially
> wanting to be rebranded as Struts.
> -- Paul

>From a historical perspective, it might be worthwile to note that the
process begin with a post that Patrick Lightbody made to the "Java Web
Alignment Group", in which Patrick said that he would like to see
WebWork "join forces" with another project. Don and I followed up with
Patrick and Jason. Our initial discussions are archived here:


Whlie we were having these discussions, several other developers
became active within  WebWork and also became WW committers. To
include these people in the process, we broadened the incubator
proposal and asked the other WW committers  if they wanted to sign on.


Everyone choose to do so, and here we are.


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