AmiZilla Project Continues to Grow

Saturday June 7th, 2003

David Gates ( writes in with an update on the AmiZilla project, which aims to raise a bounty for the first person or team to port Mozilla to Amiga OS. Since we last reported on the effort, the pot has grown to $3,661 and an AmiZilla FAQ and a set of AmiZilla guidelines have been created. In addition, an AmiZilla marketing campaign has been launched to gain publicity for the project and an AmiZilla Yahoo! Group has been set up to help coders collaborate on the port. Finally, the German Amiga Arena site has interviewed Bill Panagouleas, the founder of the project, with some AmiZilla-specific questions towards the end of the article.

Update! David Gates contacted us again with news that several parts of the AmiZilla site, including the FAQ and guidelines, have been updated. The FAQ now contains information about Hot CoCo, a future project to build a Java Virtual Machine for the AmiZilla port. The campaign also has its own mascot (think Green Mozilla after a series of oestrogen injections) designed by Eric Schwartz. Finally, Slashdot has reported on the porting effort and the booty now stands at $4,045.45.

#21 AOL statement, views

by nospamy

Thursday June 12th, 2003 8:35 AM

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>Your statement: Amiga is DEAD etc

Hello This is NOT my statement / views. This and similar statements are from AOL, ADOBE, ORACLE, BEA, SAP, LOTUS, AUTODESK, NVIDIA, HP.

All leading software companies laugh at ideas of commercial contracts for porting their software / hardware drivers to AmigaOS.

Other replies: "Are you CRAZY?" or "Please donate your money to charity / poor 3rd world countries" etc.

>AmigaDE / AA is the future. This is my personal opinion, but I agree that other people have their own opinions about the future of AMIGA.