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RE: fabrikam?

From: Tim Ewald <tim@mindreef.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 14:09:47 -0400
To: "'Abbie Barbir'" <abbieb@nortel.com>, "'Christopher B Ferris'" <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>, <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1E4jPF-0000An-3L@lisa.w3.org>

As Marc observed, 

> > > > > We do, e.g. http://example.com/fabrikam/Purchasing.

I think the limitation of example.com is that in a lot of cases you want to
show URIs from multiple entities participating in an interchange. From a
pedagogical perspective, I think it's easier to understand examples that use
other domain names.

Tim-

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-ws-addressing-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Abbie Barbir
> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 12:55 PM
> To: tim@mindreef.com; Christopher B Ferris; 
> public-ws-addressing@w3.org
> Subject: RE: fabrikam?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 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?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 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
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
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> > > > > >
> > > > > 
> > > > > ---
> > > > > Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com> Business Alliances,
> > > CTO Office,
> > > > > Sun Microsystems.
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