Naming Thunderbird's Aurora channel.

Jeff Grossman jeff at stikman.com
Thu Jul 21 15:05:05 UTC 2011


The names cannot be the same because you cannot have two applications with
the same name on Mac OSX.

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 7:16 AM, Jb Piacentino <jb at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Guys,
>
> To the risk of sounding basic and boring, could someone remind me what the
> rationale is behind choosing a different from FF naming scheme ? Why did we
> reject Thunderbird Aurora ? Nightly (I can vaguely remember a timezone
> argument)
>
> I wouldn't see too much of an issue in having a uniform naming scheme
> across the board ie TB Nightly/TB Aurora/RB Beta. We share so much in the
> release process that it actually might simplify things and help avoiding a
> lot of mistakes...
> I guess that we don't need to be different just for the sake of being
> different, but that's my $0.02... and not so much fun, I agree.
>
> Jb
>
>
> On jeudi 21 juillet 2011 02:18:58, Blake Winton wrote:
>
>> On 11-07-20 9:23 , Blake Winton wrote:
>>
>>> As suggestions, I offer the following:
>>> Thunderbird Cygnet [0]
>>> Thunderbird Squab
>>>
>>> Sean suggested:
>>> Thunderbird Peep [1]
>>> Thunderbird Flight
>>> Thunderbird Origin
>>> Thunderbird Dawn
>>> Thunderbird Ace
>>>
>>
>> Another suggestion was raised: Thunderbird Ae
>>
> ro
>
>>
>> Here's Ace and Aero as wordmarks.
>>
>> http://f.cl.ly/items/**19392H0y210Y2A1w360z/Screen%**
>> 20shot%202011-07-20%20at%205.**44.34%20PM.png<http://f.cl.ly/items/19392H0y210Y2A1w360z/Screen%20shot%202011-07-20%20at%205.44.34%20PM.png>
>>
>> I think I prefer Aero, even though I keep on typing Areo… :)
>>
>> Later,
>> Blake.
>>
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