pp | 11 Apr 11:22 2003

Re: Attachments: Still struggling.

Chris Davies <mcd@...> wrote:

> name exists can be any field that is duped with a previous entry.  For
> articles, this can be name, title, abstract, description (I think) and a
> few other fields.  if any are duped, the generic error is given which
> makes it very difficult to instruct users as to what name exists.

"name exists" means that name exists 
exactly that and verbatim
It means that there is already an object with the same name 
and the same parent (up, topic)