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Firebird (database server)

Firebird (sometimes called FirebirdSQL) is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-92 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird is open source. Firebird was programmed and is maintained by IBPhoenix.

In April 2003, decided to rename their web browser from Phoenix to Firebird. This decision caused concern within the Firebird database project due to the assumption that users would be confused by a database and web browser using the Firebird name. The dispute continued until the Mozilla developers issued a statement making clear that the Firebird name was in reality Mozilla Firebird. The statement also made clear the Mozilla Firebird name was a project codename. The reservations of some affiliated with the database project remain.

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