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From "epyonne" <epyonneNOS...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: [ot] why tomcat is called tomcat?
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2004 16:42:02 GMT
> What do people outside of computer world think of the name 'tomcat'?  Like
> someone who doesn't know what it does and just hear a bunch of his
computer
> friends:0 talking about it.  I am asking mostly in terms of marketing.
For
> example, most of people on this list would think Apache sounds much better
than
> IIS.
>

Tomcat is also the nickname of the US Naval fighter jet, it can't be any
cooler than that.  =)  I like the name Apache, but I don't like the name
Jakarta.

Just my $0.02.

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