Moonlight 2 arrives and falls flat on its face
Aug 18, 2009, 19:02 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Moonlight 2 beta sounds great. Novell states that it's
the equivalent of Microsoft Silverlight 2 and that it "gives users
a platform to view and use Silverlight and Windows Media content on
"Specifically, Novell claims that "The Moonlight 2 beta offers
Linux users improved functionality compared to Moonlight 1,
including support for adaptive streaming of video and audio
playback. This feature allows for better streaming of multimedia
content based on the quality of the user's connections."
"Better? I don't think so. It failed for me much more often than