FACTOID # 28: Austin, Texas has more people than Alaska.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > AMosaic

AMosaic was an Amiga port of the Mosaic web browser. Amiga Mosaic is based on NCSA's Mosaic, but was not distributed by the University of Illinois or NCSA. Last known version of Amiga Mosaic was 1.2. Amiga is the name of a range of home/ personal computers primarily using the Motorola 68000 processor family, whose development started in 1982, initially as a game machine. ... In computer science, porting is the adaptation of a piece of software so that it will function in a different computing environment to that for which it was originally written. ... Mosaic is a web browser (client) for the World Wide Web written at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). ... A web browser is a software package that enables a user to display and interact with documents hosted by web servers. ...


Amiga Mosaic as other versions of Mosaic worldwide, is currently no longer updated or supported.


Amiga-Only Features

Amiga Mosaic made extensive use of Amiga Datatypes, i.e. it uses AmigaOS 3.0 DataTypes library for its external and inlined image decoding. This means that Amiga Mosaic could decode any image for which users have a DataType installed. For example users should simply have installed a GIF datatype to view any GIF on the web. AMosaic performs the same behaviour for others image and music file types such as JPEG images, MIDI modules and so on. AmigaOS is the default native operating system of the Amiga and AmigaOne personal computers. ... GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a bitmap image format that is widely used on the World Wide Web, both for still images and for animations. ... On computer science, a datatype (often simply type) is a name or label for a set of values and some operations which can be performed on that set of values. ... A photo of a flower compressed with successively higher compression ratios from left to right. ... Musical Instrument Digital Interface, or MIDI, is a system designed to transmit information between electronic musical instruments. ...


External link

  • Old Homepage of AMosaic (http://rachael.dyndns.org/amosaic/home.html)
  • AMosaic FAQ (http://www.uni-giessen.de/faq/archiv/amiga.amosaic-faq/msg00000.html)

  Results from FactBites:
 
AMosaic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
AMosaic was an Amiga port of the Mosaic web browser.
For example users should simply have installed a GIF datatype to view any GIF on the web.
AMosaic performs the same behaviour for others image and music file types such as JPEG images, MIDI modules and so on.
Amiga Mosaic & WWW Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (1360 words)
There are versions of AMosaic 1.2 for use with any of DNET, AmiTCP 3.0b2, or AS225r2.
Amosaic is trying to pipe the audio to your player, but it can't.
AMosaic is a port of NCSA X Mosaic, and the right to sell it commercially requires a rather expensive license.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m