Code names for Aurora builds
john.thomsen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 17:36:23 UTC 2011
On 2011-06-06 23:40, Mark Banner wrote:
> 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.
> So we need a new code name. Drivers had a chat about this a while ago,
> and we came up with Borealis
IMHO, Borealis is too close to Borrelia 
> If anyone has any more suggestions, please let us know.
I suggest replacing:
Because Nightbird as a contraction of Nightly and Thunderbird relates to
both and the result, night bird, actually makes sense. The name is also
easy to remember.
Corona  is the "aurora" of e.g the Sun. The syntax of the word is
also similar to that of its peer, which makes life easier in a number of
Finally, the two names together implies emerging features.
My best shots. Take good care of them ;)
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