Phoenix and Minotaur to be renamed Firebird and Thunderbird

Monday April 14th, 2003

Asa Dotzler writes: "After months of discussion and further months of legal investigation, we're finally comfortable moving forward with new names. The new name for the Phoenix browser is 'Firebird'. The documentation and product strings will be updated soon. In addition to securing Firebird, we've also got the OK from those contributing legal resources to use the name 'Thunderbird' for a mail client. Hopefully this will be the end of naming legal issues for a while."

#173 Re: Re: Well said

by earlybird

Wednesday April 16th, 2003 10:28 PM

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"I wonder if the database people communicated with the other Firebird software projects before they used the name."

Objection, your honour. Unfounded speculation.