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."

#67 Why not just Mozilla?

by erogers

Tuesday April 15th, 2003 11:22 AM

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When they replace the all-in-one Mozilla will the components then have separate names? That seems like it would be pretty confusing. Why not Mozilla Navigator, Mozilla Mail, etc?