Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 13th Nov 2006 03:17 UTC, submitted by samyem
Databases After 2 years in development, the Firebird Project today officially releases the much-anticipated version 2.0 of its open source Firebird relational database software during the opening session of the fourth international Firebird Conference in Prague, Czech Republic.
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by Kancept on Mon 13th Nov 2006 17:49 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Fire-"
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Actually, that's part of it. The big reason they thought it'd get confused was they had a browser embedded in the BIOS they were testing at that point, thereby making them in the same "market" and had to defend it. Phoenix the BIOS manufacturer had a pretty cool embedded thing going. Since it wasn't exactly publicized, I doubt any of the FF crew knew about it when choosing their name.

It was nice that, for a change, there wasn't much ruckus about the whole "it's my name" deal.

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