[Please note that the funding presentation is currently considered
historical and is not updated —corvid]
After four years and a half of development, the Dillo project is still
in need of fundings in order to achieve its goals. Through the course
of two years, this funding initiative
has only raised a one time grant from
Please read the following
presentation and consider contributing to the Dillo project.
Note: the small arrows are links that explain each item.
The three main objectives pursued by the Dillo web browser project are:
The democratization of internet information access
Personal security and privacy
High software efficiency
Dillo project is a Free-SW project composed of voluntary developers
from several parts of the world. It was founded in late 1999 and
until now has accomplished 31 code releases. The main working
(maintainer, core developers and steady developers) is mainly in
Europe and South America.
Currently the code base is very solid, documented, and clean; it's
still beta (but quite stable), and is being used in more than 50 countries!
Even in its current unfinished state, dillo shows
very attractive advantages on these areas:
A good way to quickly get a first impression of current capabilities
is to browse the
page, but the best one is to
compile, and give Dillo a try on any GNU/Linux machine
(or other platform in the compatibility list).
Provided the necessary fundings, dillo project shall meet
its basic goals for the near future. Finishing the basic
capabilities and short term extensions:
Finish basic capabilities
Extensions for the short term
A tentative timeline
Keeping dillo up to date with the dynamic underlying
technologies to meet the main objectives, becomes the long
A good overview of what dillo has today, and its possible
future is detailed below: