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RE: fabrikam?

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 10:23:26 -0400
To: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
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Shouldn't we be using one of the reserved domain names (example.org, 
example.com or example.net) as the 
domain name for examples?

http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2606.txt

Cheers,

Christopher Ferris
STSM, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
blog: http://webpages.charter.net/chrisfer/blog.html
phone: +1 508 377 9295

public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org wrote on 08/15/2005 10:18:20 AM:

> 
> 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 14:23:52 GMT

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