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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.


#67 Bah, poll shmoll

by Kovu <Kovu401@netscape.net>

Tuesday April 22nd, 2003 12:53 PM

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If y'all want to start talking numbers, how about the overwhelming majority of people not commenting either way? It's just like with war protesters. Sure, a few thousand protest here, maybe even a million there. There are 6 BILLION people on this planet, which means that over 5.95 billion AREN'T protesting. Same goes for Mozilla. If I had numbers on the user base, community, and developer size of Mozilla, which I do not, that number would DWARF the paltry number of actual community members that are against the name.