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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 10:10 am

extricated from http://www.mozillazine.org/forums/viewt ... 8&start=45

alanjstr wrote:"Original Phoenix Orbit" ? Maybe this needs a thread of its own.


What should the old default theme for Px [circa 0.4 (Linux)] be called when it makes it's appearance on themes.m.o/phoenix

suggestions so far:

  • Classic
  • Px Classic
  • Orbit+Classic
  • Original Phoenix Orbit
  • OrbitCL (OrbitCLassic)
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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 10:17 am

Why not just call it Phoenix?

The browser will be renamed anyway, this can be our nice little legacy.

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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 10:26 am

I was about to suggest Orbit Px ou Px Orbit, but this:

djst wrote:The browser will be renamed anyway, this can be our nice little legacy.


really sounds a nice idea. :-)

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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 10:59 am

Well, I still think it should contain "Orbit" in the name, since that's what it originated as.

"Phoenix Orbit" or "Orbit Phoenix".

Maybe this thread should be made sticky?
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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 11:03 am

djst wrote:Why not just call it Phoenix?

The browser will be renamed anyway, this can be our nice little legacy.


Agreed

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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 11:16 am

alanjstr wrote:Well, I still think it should contain "Orbit" in the name, since that's what it originated as.

I second that.
"Phoenix Orbit" or "Orbit Phoenix".

Or Orbit+Phoenix? (to make it look a bit like Orbit 3+1)

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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 11:20 am

I'll agree with Phoenix, Phoenix Orbit takes away from the whole nostalgia schtick :(.

If I were to choose one of the combo's though, it would be Phoenix Orbit. That tells you that the theme was Orbit for Phoenix instead of the other way around.

Anybody know what the names going to be in 0.6?

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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 11:26 am

djst wrote:Why not just call it Phoenix?

The browser will be renamed anyway, this can be our nice little legacy.

I don't know, is it really decided that it will be renamed? I understand it might be renamed.
When we have a few more ideas maybe we can do a little vote...
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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 11:30 am

sgipan wrote:I don't know, is it really decided that it will be renamed?

Yes.
"The truth is that we'd already had this 0.5 released planned for awhile, so it was okay to release under the Phoenix name. But under no circumstances will any future release be called Phoenix."
FAQ 15 of http://www.mozilla.org/projects/phoenix ... notes.html

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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 11:31 am

sgipan wrote:I don't know, is it really decided that it will be renamed?


Yepp, it's decided by now (0.5 Milestone is officially the last to be called Phoenix, but the decision was even before 0.5 teh devs just wanted a bit more time to choose the right name)

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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 12:40 pm

Netsabes wrote:
sgipan wrote:I don't know, is it really decided that it will be renamed?

Yes.
"The truth is that we'd already had this 0.5 released planned for awhile, so it was okay to release under the Phoenix name. But under no circumstances will any future release be called Phoenix."
FAQ 15 of http://www.mozilla.org/projects/phoenix ... notes.html

Another pity. I just hope they go for "Salamander" then.
However, in that case "Phoenix" sure is an attractive option - as long as we don't run into the same legal problems.
As to the reference to Orbit...... Well, it was Phoenix' original default, so it is very attached to that name I think. If I was the Orbit developer, I think I'd be happy with a clear reference to my work in the readme.
I'm trying to say: I vote "Phoenix" then, too ;)
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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 1:40 pm

How about "Young Phoenix" or "Early Phoenix"?

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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 1:46 pm

Why not something like "Afterglow Phoenix" ... or "Remind Phoenix"? (sorry don't know if its correct english)
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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 1:52 pm

Phoenix + Orbit = PxBit :D

why dont leave the name "Orbit"?
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Post Posted December 26th, 2002, 2:42 pm

cdn wrote:What should the old default theme for Px be called when it makes it's appearance on themes.m.o/phoenix


The name should have "Orbit" in it, because that's the original name of the origin theme, and people will probably do searches for "orbit" to try and find it. The full name should *start* with this.

The name should have some indicator that it is a "classic" (i.e., retired from default) theme.

The name should probably indicate it was/is specific to the "Phoenix" releases.

I would vote for "Orbit Px Classic", or just "Orbit Px".

"Orbit/Phoenix" would be my (distant) second choice.

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