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Re: Renaming WebDatabase and WebSimpleDB

From: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2009 10:17:52 +0900
To: "Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>
Cc: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20091201011749.GD29300@sideshowbarker>
"Nikunj R. Mehta" <nikunj.mehta@oracle.com>, 2009-11-30 16:49 -0800:

[...]
>  A generic term could mean something too broad and a specific term might be 
>  arcane. To the extent that the arcane term is the most used for a certain 
>  meaning and can be easily understood by readers with minimal help, the 
>  specific term sounds more useful. Would you agree that it was easy to 
>  understand what ISAM means when you spend 5 minutes reading the Wikipedia 
>  article on ISAM [1]?

Sure. But I don't think from that it necessarily follows that
having ISAM is the best thing to have in the title.

  --Mike

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