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Re: fabrikam?

From: Marc Hadley <Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 10:32:12 -0400
To: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
Message-id: <447EA4C0-67A2-4F52-9AF5-9958B484C385@Sun.COM>
On Aug 15, 2005, at 10:23 AM, Christopher B Ferris wrote:
>
> 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
>
We do, e.g. http://example.com/fabrikam/Purchasing.

Marc.

>
>>
>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
>

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Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com>
Business Alliances, CTO Office, Sun Microsystems.




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