Reply to post:

GIMP open source image editor forked to fix 'problematic' name

iron Silver badge

Almost no one outside Mozilla knew Firefox as Firebird, it was only named that for about a week because I pointed out the clash with the Firebird database before the name was made public, so it would have no effect. Now if you'd called it Phoenix maybe...

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019