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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."


#75 Why not Mozzy?

by skeeter

Tuesday April 15th, 2003 1:18 PM

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On chatzilla, in articals at this and that net, the cuddly name Mozzy pops up everywhere. Just think of it. The name is there in everyones mind -- Mozzy Browser, Mozzy Mail ect:

I've even added this to the splash screen, you know - the real one -- the fire throwing Mozzy. And yes, I'm using 1.4a, but I still having 'MY MOZZY' spitting FIRE.