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Internet News   Internet News : Amigaweb.net Q&A With Bill Mcewen
   posted by tomazkid on 5-Oct-2007 13:39:56 (12024 reads)
Amigaweb.net has finally received the answers to the Q&A with Bill McEwen.



Source: Amigaweb.net.

1) Do you think Adam from ACK Software Controls, as a single person, is capable enough to create reliable OS4 compatible hardware?

We are very confident in his abilities, and we are very pleased with the progress that has been made so far. Adam is creating the reference products that will be manufactured by another company and they will be the ones that make the hardware.

2) Do you have any contact with ACube or Troika regarding new hardware?

We do not.

3) Is there any hope of OS4 capable hardware released in 2007?

That is the plan, and hope.

4) Is there any hope for and OS4 licence for Elbox?

Unfortunately, because of legal proceedings, I cannot comment on matters related to OS 4.

5) Why don't you license/start selling Acube's Mac port of OS4 (project Moana)?

Same answer as the answer for number 4.

6) Why is not OS4 for Sam worked out yet? Regardless of the trial I guess both Hyperion and Amiga Inc. wants Amiga OS4 to be sold for that platform, or? So why wait?

Same answer as the answer for number 4.

7) What kind of hardware will OS5 be designed for?

OS5 scales to its host hardware, so anything from mobile phones through stbs, consoles up to servers. Initially covering software hosts Windows-D, Windows Mobile, Linux-D, Linux-E and Symbian for x86 and ARM, and possibly any high profile hardware host.

8) Why couldn't you licence Individual Computers Amiga 500 clone Projetc A? ( It seems like a product that could generate a lot of revenue. Just look at the success of the C64 DTV)

I am not familiar with this company or project. I would need to speak with someone there; my e-mail is bill@amiga.com

Software:

9) Are there any plans for further development of Amiga OS4 if you're able to obtain the source codes?

Amiga intends to continue development of Amiga OS4 once legal matters have been resolved.

10) Is Amiga OS4 for mobile, set top boxes or other devices planned?

Please see the answer to question 4.

11) Is Amiga OS4 for x86 planned or of interest?

Please see the answer to question 4.

12) Amiga OS4 is working pretty well in it's current state, and the main problem at the moment is a severe lack of serious developers to create modern software. For instance web browsers, email clients, ftp clients, office software, video editing, sound editing, games, and so on. Do Amiga Inc. have any plans to support development groups or hire people to get these things fixed/done?

Please see the answers to questions 4 and 9.

13) If Amiga Inc. is unable to secure OS4 from Hyperion, will the new Amiga OS5 be totally different from OS4, and will it be able to run OS3.x and OS4.x applications?

OS 5 details will be more public in the 4th quarter this year. Then you will have your answers to this question.

14) What efforts will Amiga put in place to ENSURE that any transition of ownership will not hinder development and testing of OS4?

Not quite sure that I understand the question.

15) If you do secure OS4 sources, will you include parts of OS4 in OS5?

We want to continue working with the OS 4 team and share with them where we are in progress with 5, and then we can better determine the answer to this question.

16) You've claimed earlier that OS5 will be better than Mac OS X. Can you tell us in what way?

Details for OS 5 will be made public in the 4th quarter of 2007, and then you will have a much clearer understanding and I will let you decide if what I know to be true is accurate.

17) Could you give us some information, tell us about some of the features, and what the current status of OS5 is?

OS 5 is ahead of schedule, and we will be making public announcements concerning the product in the 4th quarter of this year.

18) Where is the OS5 development team located, and how many people are working on the project?

The current team members are in California, Washington, Michigan, England, New Zealand, Germany and Canada. More members are being added and the team will double before the end of this year as we are moving into other areas of development.

19) Will OS5 be a completly independent OS, or will it be hosted on some other platform?

Details will be given out to the public later this year.

20) When will there be a SDK for Amiga OS5?

Those details will be forthcoming.

21) How many people work at Amiga Development India, and is this company used at all for development of Amiga OS or Amiga related software development?

We currently have 63 employees in India and there are no members of the Amiga India team working on OS 5. They are working on other Amiga related products and initiatives. They also have their own products that were purchased by Amiga at the time of the acquisition and these are being sold in certain Asian markets.

22) What is the status of Amiga Anywhere and the situation with Tao?

Amiga Anywhere was in process of moving to our own solution, and this new solution is part of the new OS. The Tao situation simply moved up our timeline, as we expect to have the new Amiga Anywhere available in the next 30 days for public use and development.

Business:

23) What do you think will be gained by spending $10 million on the Kent Events Center?

This would have been an investment in technology. There are numerous new technologies that Amiga has developed or recently acquired, and the Event Center would have allowed us to deploy and test these technologies in a real world environment. Unfortunately, we were not able to reach a definitive agreement regarding the Kent Events Center.

24) Wouldn't it be better to spend the kent center money on end-user product development, or to resolve the issue with Hyperion, for instance by buying the whole company?

The Kent Events Center would have been an excellent investment for Amiga. However, we have moved on.

25) Discreet FX offered a while ago to buy Amiga Inc, is Amiga Inc for sale if the right price is offered?

We never received an offer to purchase Amiga. We received a questionnaire. Amiga is not for sale.

26) Can you tell us anything about your investors (Is their focus on OS4/OS5 or something else)?

Our investors are focused on our making money. From a technology standpoint they are focused on our core IP and building on our operating system work.

27) How do you respond to the questions regarding your integrity that have been raised in the local press such as the Seattle Times and the Kent Reporter?

My integrity is intact. Everything that we have said that we were going to accomplish we are indeed accomplishing. Almost every member of the Amiga team that was here from 2000 on is still with us. The rest of the team is here, and we are working together. I have also learned that the press can say anything they want to say, and print quotes with your name attached to them whether you said them or not.

28) In the era of the Mac mini, iPhone, $100 laptop, and Efika, what innovative products can Amiga Inc. bring to the information technology market?

Our plans and product strategy take all of the above question items and others into account. Until I am able to show it to you, I will just have to say that there is plenty of places for Amiga to succeed.

29) How will you get your products into mainstream computer stores?

Our products will be part of other larger company solutions. Amiga is the glue.

30) What is Pentti Kouri's business strategy with Amiga, Inc.? Was he the driving force behind the naming rights deal with the city of Kent?

Please see the answer to question 26. Other than that, I can’t speak for Dr. Kouri.

31) Do you have any contact with the current Commodore company?

NDA’s do not allow me to answer that question.

Lawsuit:

32) If Amiga/ITEC wins the lawsuit, how will you get access to parts of the sourcecode owned by the Friedens and external developers which are not included in the OS4-contract?

Amiga respects the valid intellectual property rights of developers. Otherwise, please see the answer to question 4.

33) Do you think the trial could be solved this year, or is this something that could drag out for years?

Please see the answer to question 4.

34) Is everything on hold until the trial is over?

Those projects that are Amiga OS 4 related are slowed down, but not on hold. We have moved the funds that were budgeted for OS 4 to OS 5 and two new products to accelerate their development.

35) Could you please elaborate how the expected returns from OS4 for a tiny niche market justify spending tens of thousands of dollars on a lawsuit?

Please see the answer to question 4.

36) How could you announce hardware availability in "Summer 2007" without having access to OS4-sources and with the knowledge that you start a complaint/lawsuit against Hyperion?

Please see the answer to question 4.

Other:

37) Is fleecy moss still actively involved with amiga inc?

Yes he is.

38) When can we expect any new announcements?

I would prefer not answering this question. It is not about announcements, it is about delivering products.

39) Will we see a return to Amiga being able to sponsor and attend Amiga shows in the UK & EU ?

We certainly hope so.

40) How do feel about making Amiga OS 1.0 to 3.1 Open Source?

Not going to happen.

Final notes – When we started our work as a team in 2000 we had many great plans and several OEM’s, deals and goals to lead Amiga and the community to a bright new future.
Unfortunately, things did not work out as planned. Products have been delayed and resources were devoted to areas that did not produce what we needed, or what the community had asked for.
We are working very hard on delivering and building the products that you have asked for, and that you need.
I have been reminded time and again about the “Amiga curse.” I certainly can say that there has been more than one time where I considered this to be real.
Today, we are an Amiga that is here to prove that not only is the curse not true, but that we are here to create and deliver products. That we are here to ship products, and while the Hyperion situation is a distraction it is certainly not everything that Amiga is. We are a tenacious group, and when others would have given up we stayed with it, and we are going to deliver.
Bill McEwen
Amiga, Inc.
bill@amiga.com
Tel: ****************
Fax: ****************
    

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Re: Amigaweb.net Q&A With Bill Mcewen
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@jahc

Hehehe. Sorry mate, I just couldn't resist.

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Quote:
/../there is friendship here/../


He, he, he....

Friendship in this forum? No way !!


Bill You do right, don't write into the forum of Amiga Community.
Today the community only(?) have Amiga Inc hater!!
The Amiga community is a big(50-100 people?) mob.

Bill, wait to You have a new Amiga community with many tousands of people
with new Amiga computers. This people, the mob, is a very smal part of
Amiga user in the World, not bigger then number of Amiga India crew.

Bill, wait and se when this words eat's up of the very small mob.

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Let me run Bill's answers through the universal bull*h*t translator and I will ask it to condense it into the bottom line:

Os 5 doesn't exist, we hope we win and get os 4, but this is doubtful. Ack has nothing at all done, in fact we just used them for the court case. The India division writes software for windows and not a one of them has ever used an Amiga.

In Quarter 4 we plan to rebadge Amiga Nowhere to Os 5 since Tao went under, and it really is a bad idea that we can't help but to continue to push on people.

Love that universal translater.

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(Poster: Wiesel Date: 5-Oct-2007 16:23:32)

...all eMails in the context of licensing the kickstart 1.3 binary file, the price for 250.000 units and finally getting me a proof of ownership of said binary file.

Face it guys, the "Amiga curse" is not about the Amiga. It's about the people who supposedly own the rights.

I find those email headers far more compelling than any comment AI has made.


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@Q7

The "OS5" concept sounds remarkably like a Java environment for cellphones and mobile devices. Is this really the future that the community wants?


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Poster: TheDaddy Date: 5-Oct-2007 20:26:14

I think that Amiga will never, ever go back to what it used to be, I am sorry to say that. I am seriously thinking to get an Intel Quad processor with a juicy Gigabyte motherboard, 4GB of 1066MHz DDR2, a 8800 GTS 320MB nVidia graphics card and run Vista Ultimate and XP on 1TB hard drive (2x500MB), I will at least be able to enjoy what the market has to offer games and application wise.

Go for it! A system like that would be a quatum leap in performance, and finally you would have choice again in software. You could always look at something like UAE/Amiga Forever if you want to retain a bit of nostalgia.

You are correct, in that the Amiga will never be again what it once once - a breakthrough hardware and software combination brought out at a time when the personal computer market was still in an early developing phase.

AI's primary focus is no longer in the PC arena, and in today's environment they would only be capable of delivering a mediocre over-priced offering assembled from off-the-shelf components. They have neither the budget nor the visionaries to deliver anything revolutionary.


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&Hans

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@jahc

Hehehe. Sorry mate, I just couldn't resist.


Bill Mc may have been refering to a young chap called Jarno Van Der linden who last I heard lived in downtown Auckland, but that was a few years back. He was then the 2D man for Amiga DE, working with the guy in Germany. When asked how come? he said, "Getting paid to work on a new OS? Why not?"

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@NoelFuller

or
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amigainc and hyperion must resolve the difference on gentleman.

they tried 1 year+ without success and ainc made the lawsuit.

hyperion is the best because they made aos4. hyperion could ask they want.

ainc must give to hyperion he wants.

the question:

why hyperion don't want millions of dollars ??????????

- (found ainc want to put aos4 for the amiga computer on a graveyard and use aos4 transformed to aos5 only for stb, phone,....)


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Same answer as the answer for number 4.
Same answer as the answer for number 4.
Same answer as the answer for number 4.
Same answer as the answer for number 4.
Same answer as the answer for number 4.
Same answer as the answer for number 4.
Same answer as the answer for number 4.
Same answer as the answer for number 4.
Same answer as the answer for number 4.

Tzeezz... vroom.. bam.. tzeeezzzzz

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@number6
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or
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#6


Um, Australia and New Zealand are totally separate countries.

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Seems like he does remember me, and finally, after his last eMail in february, he promises again to have his lawyers contact me. I'll keep you updated.

Oh, the Header points to him having a new computer now. First it was "Billsbox", then "BillsCompaq", and now just "com", which is a result of Outlook V12 not putting the computer's ID in the MSGID. However, the mailservers do:

Received: from BillMcEwenPC (207-225-233-228.tukw.qwest.net [207.225.233.228])
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2007 09:15:16 -0700
Message-ID: 004201c8076a$ebae0fc0$c30a2f40$@com

I'll keep you updated (though I have something far better than Kick1.3 now).

ciao,
Jens


It's not serious to write like that about a other company leader!
Show respect!


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@Hans

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Um, Australia and New Zealand are totally separate countries.

Heh! Yes. I made that post to get your attention.
Read this fellow's posts. I found them quite interesting.

We have very few real AA guys posting here.

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Here's my take on the subject of OS5:

1. OS5 will not be tied to one platform or any specific hardware base unlike OS4 and therefore not be in a situation like OS4 and the AmigaOne where you cannot run OS4 on anything else.
2. OS4 was an evolution of OS3.9 but I think OS5 will more radical and a revolution over OS4.
3. OS5 will probably based on a microKernel similar to QNX or Tao's Intent type OS but better.
4. I will not be based on Unix or Linux.
5. I will support and run on a lot of modern hardware.
6. I am sure if it will run standalone or 'on top' of another host address eg a virtual machien (but it could be either or both).
7. It will have a lot more development and support than OS4 ever had.


I there is an annoucement later this year, I will await with interest.

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1. Unless, it is in fact based on AmigaAnywhere(2???), which based on existing products likely be shackled to Windows. Amino/ITEC/KMOS (AIK: pronouced "ache", as in head'ache') has shown absolutely no evidence that they do or will support any other platform (and no, the AmigaDE SDK doesn't count).

2. Revolution? Really??? If on the remote chance it is an 'original' solution; as in individual third party devleopers directly contracted by AIK, it will likely be a ripoff of some existing project... Maybe something a kin to Mono or REBOL? More likely though, I suspect that just like AmigaDE, AIK will/is/has license{ing, ed} another third party solution they will then re-badge as their own. Or failing even that. Continue to claim that something called OS5 exists, when in fact it only exists in the imaginings of Mr. McEwen and Mr. Moss.

Personally, I think the evolutionary AmigaOS 4, AROS, and/or MorphOS are immensely more preferable to a complete unknown quantity (that may or may not exist). Especailly considering the fact that most of the inovative features promised by DE/AA/OS5 pretty much exist elsewhere in Java, .Net, REBOL, XUL, etc.

3. I tend to doubt that anything AIK will/has come/came up with could be better than Tao's intent... Unless they're licensing it from someone else, that is. AIK has shown absolutely no evidence that they (not indivdual subcontractors) can write a single block of compilable code. Everything they have is written by someone else.

4. Probably true... But so what?

5. The hosted version maybe... Stand alone it'll be in the same boat as AmigaOS 4. As big as AIK thinks it is, it probably only has a tiny, tiny, TINY, TINY, MINUSCULE fraction of the clout Apple does. I'm positive that no hardware manufacturers are banging down AIK's doors offering them documentation (that isn't already public). I have no confidence AIK has the money to buy such documentation and still contract developpers for anything.

6. The ambiguity of answer #7 leaves me wondering if OS5 will only exist as a virtual OS running on top of a host OS. If that is the case, then I doubt OS5 will be any more successful than DE/AA is now. Which is to say virtually not-at-all (pun intended!). If it ever does run stand alone, I'll be amazed. If it has any resemblance other than cosmetic to Amiga OS, I'll be astounded. If it turns out it is a true heir to what the Amiga has stood for, I'll be flabbergasted... But I'm not and will not be holding ]my breath that's for sure.

7. I doubt that AIK will attract all that many Amiga developers (past or present), even if AIK can deliver OS5 in a timely fashion. Well, except those AIK claim they already have. As for mainstream developers, forget a bout it. AIK's credibility is completely shot. The only way any mainstream developer would support OS5 is if they already intended to support the technology AIK will/is/has license{ing, ed}. In other words, Tao all over again.

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My personal take is that OS5 is either a pipe dream or that it's just another third party solution AIK will attempt to pass off as "Amiga". If it does exist, it probably isn't anywhere close to being ready for release. I mean both Apple and M$ had public beta programs for OSX and Vista. AIK can't even prove they have a prototype! There aren't even any rumors of OS5's existence! Well, other than those spread by McEwen himself (which IMNSHO don't count). The same goes for hardware from ACK. As tight as Apple is when it comes to pre-release info, they couldn't prevent leaks that exposed the iMac, Mac Mini, and various iterations of the iPod. Where are the leaked photos? Where are the leaked specs (other than from ACK)? I suppose it's possible that the Amiga market and its mind share have shrunk so much that anyone who might bother couldn't be bothered. If that's the case, where the hell is AIK going to get anybody - that they don't already have in their corner - to back them?

Is Hyperion perfect? No. But for all Hyperion's faults, they at least delivered. They have acted with far more integrity and honor than AiK ever have. AIK, on the other hand are a bad joke.


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To: Bill McEwen

I lost any respect for you or Mr. Moss I gave you at the Amiga 2001 Gateway Computer Show after the whole t-shirt debacle. Up until then it had been trickling away. By the time of the "Amiga Washington" to "Amiga Deleware" transaction took place, you had fully earned my scorn.

You; and the company you work for, have an extremely long road to redemption. Not just in this community, but in the computing industry as a whole. You; and the company you work for, have abused and degraded the Amiga name to a nearly irreparable level. You; and the company you work for, have been dishonest and deceitful. You; and the company you work for, have no credibility whatsoever. To continue making these veiled attempt at consoling the Amiga community, you insult our intelligence and only make yourself; and the company you work for, look more foolish. If your going to publish an open letter, make it sincere. If you're going to answer questions, answer them instead of obfuscating (otherwise don't answer at all). If you're going to make any announcement, make it one of true substance. And by that I mean, you can claim OS5 exists or ACK has a hardware reference, but you have to show tangible proof. Just diverting attention toward an arbitrary future date doesn't work... Or haven't you learned that already?

As to your lamenting the inaccuracies of the press... Since you, and the company you work for, are in such a litigious mood. Why don't you sue The Seattle Times? Prove they are either misrepresented you or out-and-out lying so at least everyone else doesn't believe you misrepresented yourself; and the company you work for, or lied yourself; or on behalf of the company you work for.

How about that?

Last edited by ShadesOfGrey on 07-Oct-2007 at 06:49 PM.


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Re: Amigaweb.net Q&A With Bill Mcewen
Posted on 8-Oct-2007 14:44:21
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Show respect!


Respect is earned, not given.

So, we have "I don't know this man or his company" vs. Jens e-mail headers. I guess that's Bill way of showing respect.

Also, Linnear, you sound like broken record. You come here, say we're unfriendly and not share your love for AI menagment, say we're going to eat our words (yeah, right. Because we can't see pattern in AI actions).

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other company leader!


And this, I find funny. Bill McEvan, leader and AI! Someone has to edit Wikiedia entry on oxymoron!


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