ZDnet UK: Mozilla Backs Down on Browser Name
May 07, 2003, 16:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Festa)
"After a heated war of words with a fellow open-source
development group, Mozilla.org appears to be backing down on its
use of the name 'Firebird' for future releases of its browser.
"The dispute began last month when Mozilla.org, the
browser-development group funded by AOL Time Warner, announced it
would change the name of the Phoenix version of its browser to
'Firebird,' and the 'Minotaur' mail client to 'Thunderbird.'
"But the group now appears to have changed course, returning its
marketing focus to the Mozilla name..."