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Re: fabrikam?

From: David Hull <dmh@tibco.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 10:20:32 -0400
To: paul.downey@bt.com
Cc: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
Message-id: <4300A4B0.50009@tibco.com>
Speaking for the entire US (expect a foreign policy statement forthwith
:-), I've never heard of it.

paul.downey@bt.com wrote:

>OK, after actually reading the page (blush!), i realise 
>it is probably a made up name:
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>"""
>FabriKam, a furniture manufacturer with about 10,000 employees, 
>faces business problems and challenges not unlike many of 
>today's enterprises.
>"""
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>so i'm left wondering if it's a term in common use in the US?
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>>I'm wondering about the origin/meaning of the word "fabrikam" 
>>as used in our examples?
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>>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?:
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>>http://msdn.microsoft.com/fabrikam/ 
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>>Paul
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Received on Monday, 15 August 2005 14:20:55 GMT

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