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From bur...@relativity.yi.org (Kevin A. Burton)
Subject Re: [vote] A native XML database project under Apache
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2001 08:04:15 GMT
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Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> writes:
<snip>
> Kimbro and I have been talking about "Apache BooBoo", but that is just
> the first name that crossed my mind :) If you have better names, please,
> let us discuss this publicly if the deal gets approuved.

BooBoo is too close to bonobo which is a GNOME component model.

Also.. at least in the US, a "booboo" is not a very powerfull word.  It is
generally how a small child would describe a small cut or broose...

Anyway... -0 
<snip>

> 
> It might takes years to have something solid enough to compete with big
> commercial names, but it is important, IMO, for Apache to have something
> to say even on this front by creating a community and attracting people
> and their ideas.
<snip>

Also.  What about other approaches. AKA the Exist project uses relational
database systems to provide a persistence layer for XML.  I think this is a
solid and logical approach.

If this project does well does this mean that the Apache project wouldn't accept
it because we would already have had an XML db project?

Kevin

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