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Re: fabrikam?

From: David Hull <dmh@tibco.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 13:22:52 -0400
To: Abbie Barbir <abbieb@nortel.com>
Cc: tim@mindreef.com, Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>, public-ws-addressing@w3.org
Message-id: <4300CF6C.7020600@tibco.com>
We have a winner: example.com.

+1

Abbie Barbir wrote:

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>why not follow Rfc 2606 
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>abbie
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>>-----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. :-) 
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>>>-----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?
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>>>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?
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>>>Cheers,
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>>>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
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>>>public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org wrote on 08/15/2005 11:17:00 AM:
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>>>>I believe that Fabrikam is one of a list of company names that MS
>>>>legal determined were not in use by anyone who might 
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>>>complain or sue
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>>>>and so
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>>>would
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>>>>make good examples.
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>>>>Tim-
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>>>>>-----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?
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>>>>>On Aug 15, 2005, at 10:23 AM, Christopher B Ferris wrote:
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>>>>>>Shouldn't we be using one of the reserved domain names
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>>>>>(example.org,
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>>>>>>example.com or example.net) as the domain name for examples?
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>>>>>>http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2606.txt
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>>>>>We do, e.g. http://example.com/fabrikam/Purchasing.
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>>>>>Marc.
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>>>>>>>OK, after actually reading the page (blush!), i realise it is
>>>>>>>probably a made up name:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>"""
>>>>>>>FabriKam, a furniture manufacturer with about 10,000
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>>>>>employees, faces
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>>>>>>>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 
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>>"fabrikam" 
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>>>>>>>>as used in our examples?
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>>>>>>>>I'd just assumed it was a term like "John Doe", "Fred
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>>>>>Blogs", "Pepe
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>>>>>>>>Pérez", etc, but Googling implies it's a Microsoft
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>>>product, and
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>>>>>>>>possibly a trade mark?:
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>>>>>>>>http://msdn.microsoft.com/fabrikam/
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>>>>>>>>Paul
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>>>>>---
>>>>>Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com> Business Alliances,
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>>>CTO Office,
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>>>>>Sun Microsystems.
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