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RE: fabrikam?

From: Abbie Barbir <abbieb@nortel.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 12:55:29 -0400
Message-ID: <87AC5F88F03E6249AEA68D40BD3E00BE051BC2C7@zcarhxm2.corp.nortel.com>
To: <tim@mindreef.com>, "Christopher B Ferris" <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>, <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>



why not follow Rfc 2606 

abbie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tim Ewald
> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 12:18 PM
> To: 'Christopher B Ferris'; public-ws-addressing@w3.org
> Subject: RE: fabrikam?
> 
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> 
> I don't know if they did or not. Sticking withe example.com 
> makes sense to me. :-) 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
> > Christopher B Ferris
> > Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 11:34 AM
> > To: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
> > Subject: RE: fabrikam?
> > 
> > 
> > So, it is a Microsoft trademark then? If not, then who is to
> > stop someone from picking it up and possibly complaining 
> > after the fact?
> > 
> > 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 11:17:00 AM:
> > 
> > > 
> > > I believe that Fabrikam is one of a list of company names that MS
> > > legal determined were not in use by anyone who might 
> > complain or sue
> > > and so
> > would
> > > make good examples.
> > > 
> > > Tim-
> > > 
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org
> > > > [mailto:public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Marc
> > > > Hadley
> > > > Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 10:32 AM
> > > > To: Christopher B Ferris
> > > > Cc: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
> > > > Subject: Re: fabrikam?
> > > > 
> > > > 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
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > 
> > > > ---
> > > > Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com> Business Alliances,
> > CTO Office,
> > > > Sun Microsystems.
> > > > 
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