Subject Re: [IBDI] Product name
Author Doug Chamberlin
At 4/27/2001 03:12 PM (Friday), Robert F. Tulloch wrote:
> All of this will come to naught. Those folks who fancy themselves "in
> positions of
>power" have decided on the name Firebird. And so it shall be.

This is a gratuitous, inaccurate characterization of events and will serve
to fuel more dissension, which is unproductive at best.

In the past the open source Interbase community AS A WHOLE decided that
Firebird was a good name and adopted it. Recently someone suggested that it
has deficiencies (to no one's surprise) and is arguing that it be changed.
That the community as a whole is somewhat resistant to this is also no

We will work it out. Be kind.