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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.


#36 Re: Why start name-confusing between os-projects ?

by erickleung

Monday April 21st, 2003 10:10 PM

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Google tells the truth. 'Very few people' had used 'Firebird' for almost 3 years ago. The problem is some people had already acknowledged as early as Nov/Dec 2002 for the possibility of confusion, and get consulation with the legals(AOL) advice against another Open Source project to justify to use the same name.