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Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 09:57:03 +0000
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On 06/01/2011 09:35, Arno Trautmann wrote:
> Hi all!
> Frank Mittelbach wrote:
>> Basically what xcoffins currently does is to provide a fairly natural way for
>> specifying how boxes (called coffins for some reason)
> May I ask for what reason? I'm always interested in the origin of
> somewhat unusual names. (like MiK ;) )

'boxes with handles' :-) (There does not seem to be another name that 
works any better, and coffins is memorable!)
Joseph Wright