Code names for Trunk builds

Mark Banner mbanner at
Tue Jun 7 08:16:46 UTC 2011

On 07/06/2011 07:46, Magnus Melin wrote:
> On 7.6.2011 01:00, 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
> Can't we use the name Nightly as well?
Unfortunately no, because on Mac, it would mean that the application 
bundles have the same name. Hence you wouldn't be able to install a 
nightly of Thunderbird and of Firefox without renaming one of them.

There's also the confusion of two applications on your system both 
called "Nightly"...


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