Further Updates on Firebird Naming Debate

Friday April 25th, 2003

Jonathan Walther of the Debian project has published a transcript of an interview with an anonymous Mozilla developer about the Firebird naming conflict. According to IBPhoenix, which is affiliated with the Firebird database project, Walther has offered to mediate in the dispute. IBPhoenix have also published their own update on the situation, apparently written by project administrator Ann Harrison.

#17 if phoenix's for end0users

by leet

Saturday April 26th, 2003 11:35 AM

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>> True, this could have been made more clear for those who love to be trolls and flame-war. But this was clear to me from the start, it was even 'logical'.

Like others have pointed out, it's not clear to most people, and certainly not logical.

And I'd suggest you guys stop calling everyone trolls and flame-warriors. I can quote Kovu and lots of others who don't even bother to converse but rather say things like "give it up" or "no, we won't change it."

Again, I point you to the MD in the interview, who when asked about making an official clarification, said only: "Trust me."