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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.


#2 Would like to see Mozilla.org try again

by motobass

Friday April 25th, 2003 7:08 PM

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Maybe someone would offer a brief explanation why an internal codename for a project went through a month-long trademark name check by AOL legal if it is indeed not going to be used to name the browser. Will 'Firebird' appear in the UA? On the splash screen?