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.
#64 Stop acting like children
Tuesday April 22nd, 2003 11:14 AM
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I have two small children. When the younger one is using the computer, the older one will just come in, push him off the chair and take over the computer. The little one can't do anything about it, so he just hits him in the back or the side, then runs away. There is always lots of yelling and whining. I send them both to time out.
Mozilla Firebird, you didn't even ask. You just took it. So, you go to timeout. Firebird Project, you puched your open source brother. We don't hit. So, you go to timeout. Both of you stay there until you apologize ... and no more whining.
If you were my kids, the little one would get the name. He had it first.