Naming Thunderbird's Aurora channel.

Jeff Grossman jeff at stikman.com
Thu Jul 21 15:56:01 UTC 2011


The Nightly and Aurora builds of either Firefox or Thunderbird does not have
the Mozilla branding because they are considered Alpha and Beta builds.  So,
they are just Nightly and Aurora for Firefox, and currently Daily and
Earlybird for Thunderbird.

Jeff

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Jb Piacentino <jb at mozilla.com> wrote:

> 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<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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