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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 11:02 am

Hello,

I have been thinking about <b>Simmerin' </b> as a new name for Phoenix. Why? Because Phoenix is a hot, desired product. Excitement for it is ... just bubbling over (!)

It does not seem to have an American trademark attached to it - except for two dead trademarks for beef and chicken products. Note: I have not researched trademarks belonging to other countries for this term.

Regarding domains: simmerin.org, simmerin.net, simmerin.com are all available.

What do all of you think?

Regards,

- Jay

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 12:16 pm

I got one ":NameSpace" a bit more down to earth and an obvious referance to XML

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 12:29 pm

"Fignuts"

...hey, at least it sort of sounds like Phoenix.

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 1:38 pm

Aloah...

What do you think about :

Firebird ??? Another name for 'Phoenix' in the persian history

or

Revenant ??? The undead who cant die and always stand up after he dies!

Greets
Jay-Ex-Man

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 1:44 pm

How about Mozooky ?

(Godzilla + Godzooky incase you didn't notice..)

hmmm,

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 3:25 pm

Netsabes wrote:Phoenix technologies make a (BIOS) browser, so they have the right to complain about Phoenix-the-webbrowser.


Went to their web site and there is no mention of a BIOS-or-whatever browser.

Is there more info somewhere about why they can force this name change?

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 3:36 pm

Blake wrote:Hi all,

We need to rename Phoenix. The kind folks over at phoenix.com have complained about trademark infringement. Anyone have thoughts on a cool, meaningful new name?


This URL contains some ancient greek names:
http://www.gaminggeeks.org/Resources/Ka ... e/Male.htm

One of these might be suitable:

Alexon
Eos
Ion
Leon
Pallas
Phanes
Pheres
Philon
Triton

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 5:45 pm

If this has already been suggested, please excuse me as I didn't feel like reading 49 pages of names.

How about Monitor? aka Komodo Dragon.

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 8:57 pm

I decided to invent some new names instead.

Maybe:


Phantalop

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 10:49 pm

<b>Ion</b>

is an open source Window Manager.

<b>Photon</b>

is the GUI for the QNX RTOS

<b>Voyager</b>

is the web browser for the QNX RTOS

<b>Phoenix</b>

is already used, sorry.

<b>Firebird</b>

is the name of a SQL database I think(from reading here)


Now I know this post is completely pointless because most likely, 2 replies down will be someone with ADD posting "I think they should keep name Phoenix" or "How about Firebird, that sounds l33t" etc etc ad nauseum... ;)

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Post Posted December 2nd, 2002, 11:00 pm

Thing is, finding a unique name without making a word up (i.e. Mozilla, never mind how old that it was chosen a long time ago) is going to be nigh-on impossible. Finding a cool one which doesn't clash with the name of a company who are producing a browser might be tough but it's possible.

- Chris

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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 7:15 am

Blake wrote:Hi all,

We need to rename Phoenix. The kind folks over at phoenix.com have complained about trademark infringement. Anyone have thoughts on a cool, meaningful new name?


How about Mink? It's fast, little and nimble creature. Just like Phoenix. ;-)

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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 8:04 am

rduke wrote:
Netsabes wrote:Phoenix technologies make a (BIOS) browser, so they have the right to complain about Phoenix-the-webbrowser.


Went to their web site and there is no mention of a BIOS-or-whatever browser.

Is there more info somewhere about why they can force this name change?

they.. have.. a.. browser... so.. they.. can.. force.. a.. name.. change..

just search this topic and you'll find 50 posts that link to this BIOS browser thingy :)
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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 10:25 am

Don't know if it was said prior, but how about just making it Zilla. It's a simple answer, it makes it's link to Mozilla obvious, and the name starts off seeming more nimble.

Of course I've probably missed something huge, but if not... why not?

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Post Posted December 3rd, 2002, 11:15 am

from what i understand, the developers don't want phoenix to sound like mozilla at all. that's why not. ;)

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