Naming Thunderbird's Aurora channel.

Jb Piacentino jb at mozilla.com
Thu Jul 21 15:41:51 UTC 2011


Yeah... didn't realize Firefox Aurora went for 'Aurora' as an app name. 

So, can't we go for 'Thunderbird Aurora' as an app name ? (I have no 
bgnd on Mac OSX so this might be very well a limitation of Mac OSX)

Jb

On jeudi 21 juillet 2011 17:05:05, Jeff Grossman wrote:
> 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 
> <mailto: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 thi
nk I prefer Aero, even though I keep on typing Areo… :)
> 
>         Later,
>         Blake.
> 
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