[Seaside] Aubergines

Rick Zaccone zaccone at bucknell.edu
Sat Jul 28 14:04:47 UTC 2007

The FOLDOC (Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing) defines aubergine  
as a "secret term used to refer to computers in the presence of  
computerphobic third parties."  See <http://foldoc.org/?aubergine>.   
I had never heard this, but I like it!


On Jul 15, 2007, at 2007-07-15, 2:55 PM, Martial Boniou wrote:

> I guess, it's a joke! Aubergines are bigger than Beans, Java beans!
> So as an alternative to Enterprise Java Beans, there's Squeak  
> Enterprise
> Aubergines Side = SEASide.
> Avi should confirm this. If I get it well...
> --
> Martial
> Richard K Eng a écrit :
> | Just curious: Where did the name "Aubergines" in Seaside come  
> from? I've Googled the name but I can't find any information on its  
> origin (other than the fact that it's a vegetable).
> |
> | Thanks,
> | Richard

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