Full Article Attached Firebird Database Project Admin Ann Harrison Interviewed

Monday April 21st, 2003

It's been a long and intense week since 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.

#28 Would like to see try again

by motobass

Monday April 21st, 2003 8:08 PM

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Granted it is very unlikely, but I agree that should go back to their list of potential names and find another. It just isn't a very nice thing to do to another open source project. I love the browser regardless of the name and will continue to recommend it to everyone who will listen. I would like to be able to tell people that admitted it made a mistake when they chose a new name and that they were a good enough citizen of the open source community to find a new one.