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Full Article Attached Firebird Database Project Admin Ann Harrison Interviewed

Monday April 21st, 2003

It's been a long and intense week since mozilla.org announced that the Phoenix browser has been renamed Firebird, to the dismay of much of the Firebird database community. In this interview with MozillaZine, Ann Harrison, an administrator of the Firebird database project and a partner in IBPhoenix, gives her thoughts on the dispute.


#131 'Phoenix renamed to Mozilla Firebird'

by erickleung

Wednesday April 23rd, 2003 8:20 PM

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I refer to the link: <http://www.mozilla.org/projects/phoenix/> (Last modified April 23, 2003 )

"News Phoenix renamed to Mozilla Firebird

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 Mozilla Firebird. The product strings are currently being updated."

As a supporter of mozilla, we do need to help to stop the flame war among the open source projects, and to promote the new name, and to ensure that any newbie would understand that 'Mozilla Firebird' is not the same 'Firebird' as from FirebirdSQL or ibphoenix