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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [RESULT] Accept JCR for Incubation
Date Tue, 07 Sep 2004 23:38:21 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> I was working on the initial docs and mailing lists over the weekend
> and got stuck on making a distinction between the JCR API (JSR 170)
> and the Apache podling creating an implementation of it.  As Gianugo
> said on the Slide mailing list
> first proposal would be rethink the name: jcr or jcrri
>    aren't "product" names, and they smell bad of "just" RI
> and we actually came up with a better name internally at Day:
> Jackrabbit <>
> I am going to be lazy and just create the initial lists under that name
> and will change it if the PPMC objects.  I already did the nameprotect
> search and it is clean, and "Lepus californicus" (not kidding) happens
> to reside in the same lands as the Apache tribes.
> In other news, Jim ack'd receipt of the CCLA/grant from Day and most
> of the initial committers already have CLAs on file, so we are ready
> to get started.

+1 great name.


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