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RE: fabrikam?

From: <paul.downey@bt.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 15:18:20 +0100
Message-ID: <2B7789AAED12954AAD214AEAC13ACCEF1A03351C@i2km02-ukbr.domain1.systemhost.net>
To: <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>

OK, after actually reading the page (blush!), i realise 
it is probably a made up name:

"""
FabriKam, a furniture manufacturer with about 10,000 employees, 
faces business problems and challenges not unlike many of 
today's enterprises.
"""

so i'm left wondering if it's a term in common use in the US?

 
> I'm wondering about the origin/meaning of the word "fabrikam" 
> as used in our examples?
> 
> I'd just assumed it was a term like "John Doe", "Fred Blogs", 
> "Pepe Pérez", etc, but Googling implies it's a Microsoft 
> product, and possibly a trade mark?:
> 
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/fabrikam/ 
> 
> Paul
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 15 August 2005 14:18:29 GMT

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