Q. What does Fōrmulæ mean ?
A. Fōrmulæ is a Latin word, it is the plural for Fōrmula, which is diminutive of Fōrma (form, mould) so, in a literal sense, it means multiple, small moulds, which describes perfectly its modular structure of pieces.
Fōrmula (singular of Fōrmulæ) is of course, the origin of the word Formula, which is an arrangement of symbols intended to express an idea.
Q. How should I write Fōrmulæ ?
A. The second letter (Ō) is the vowel O with a macron (the diacritic ¯) placed over it to mark as a long vowel.
The last letter (Æ) is a grapheme formed from the letters a and e (originally a ligature representing the ae latin diphthong), and then promoted to the full status of a letter in the alphabets of many languages.
Q. Which software license is it ?
A. Fōrmulæ is open source. The following shows the licences used:
Q. What does "free expressions" slogan mean ?
A. It has -at least- three different meanings:
Q. Does Fōrmulæ have a mascot ?
A. Yes, it is a dragon, and it is represented in two different variants:
As the dragon curve fractal. It is used for small logos, like the one in this page.
Q. Is it a software project exclusively to be developed with the Java programming language ?
A. No, Fōrmulæ is an specification, that can be developed with any programming language. It happens that Java was the language chosen to write the first implementations
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