Code names for Trunk builds

John Hopkins jhopkins at
Mon Jun 6 22:29:09 UTC 2011

On 11-06-06 03:00 PM, Mark Banner wrote:
> I'm starting this as a separate thread to make collation easier.
> Firefox changed Minefield to Nightly as they wanted to attract more
> users to it and soften the name. We're thinking about changing the name
> for Shredder, though we haven't decided for definite yet. This decision
> may take us longer to complete on as trunk builds are already set up,
> and we're focused on getting the rapid releases moving smoothly, however
> as we're thinking about aurora code names, now seemed a good time to
> kick off the discussion.
> Therefore, any suggestions for a new name for the trunk/nightly builds
> of Thunderbird?

How about "Sapling" (a young tree) which goes along nicely with Trunk 
(both tree related) and implies a less mature codebase.


> The Nightly/Aurora/Beta/Release brandings of Firefox are designed to
> imply emerging features coming through the channels. We'd like to keep a
> sense of that for Thunderbird as well.
> Mark.
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