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Pradeep bhatt
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Does anyone know why is GlassFish called so ?

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For the life of me I can't find the link, but I read somewhere that it had something to do with development of the application server being transparent (since it is open source), just like a glass fish that you put in a fish tank.

Sorry I can't be more specific.

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In the Vancouver airport, in the new international departures wing, there is a salmon spawning stream running through the waiting area. And bird and beach sounds being played instead of elevator music. It's very nice.

There are no live salmon there, but there are... glass fish in the stream. So I conjecture it was named by Tim Bray after one of his overseas trips for Sun.

Or possibly not.

 
Ken Boyd
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man why tomcat is tomcat or jboss is jboss (might be java boss) endless guessing..better sun can answer that
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Rohan Dhruva
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David did you mean this link ?
http://wiki.glassfish.java.net/Wiki.jsp?page=FaqWhyName

Pradip, here's your answer --

[ November 28, 2007: Message edited by: Rohan Dhruva ]
 
David Heffelfinger
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Rohan,

That's the one. Thanks for digging it out.

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Glass because it's see through.

Fish because when it dies, it really stinks.

-Cameron McKenzie
 
Pradeep bhatt
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Originally posted by Cameron McKenzie:
Glass because it's see through.

Fish because when it dies, it really stinks.

-Cameron McKenzie


I didn't understand the 2nd part. What has stink got to do with JEE?
 
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Originally posted by Ken Boyd:
man why tomcat is tomcat or jboss is jboss (might be java boss) endless guessing..better sun can answer that

[ November 27, 2007: Message edited by: Ken Boyd ]

JBoss originally called: EJBOSS
Enterprise JavaBeans Open Source Software (if I'm not wrong), but as EJB is Sun's copy right, E letter was dropped from the name to become: JBoss
 
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