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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject Re: what is catalina?..
Date Fri, 31 Jan 2003 07:19:41 GMT

"rf" <rufoo2001@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:20030131064351.62830.qmail@web13201.mail.yahoo.com...
>
> --- Bill Barker <wbarker@wilshire.com> wrote:
> > Catalina is also the name of a small island off the
> > coast of southern
> > California.  I, personally, have no idea why this
> > was chosen as a package
> > name (I haven't been hanging out here that long).
> > Especially since the
> > principal author doesn't live in So. CA.
> >
>
> Any idea why "jakarta" is chosen for
> jakarta.apache.org? whats the relation between jakarta
> and apache?
>

This one I actually know :).  It is a popular fallacy that it is because
Jakarta is (as it happens) the capital of the island of Java in Indonesia.
The real reason is that it was simply the name of the conference room in Sun
where the project was launched.

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