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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: Tomcat 3.2 proposal question
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2000 21:05:30 GMT
Aaron Mulder wrote:

>         For my 2 cents (yeah, okay, so what if it's worthless), I'd much
> prefer "Tomcat".  That is, after all, the name of the product.  I'm not
> really sure what "jakarta" means (other than a collection of open-source
> Java stuff), and it certainly doesn't add much.  Kind of like the programs
> that install under Windows to a start menu folder like
> "Company, Inc./Software/Tools/Program".  Why?

To me, the answer to your "why" question (so you know where it came from) is
what makes me lean towards keeping "jakarta-tomcat" as well.

But we definitely need to disambiguate the source distribution, as discussed

> Aaron


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