Does Silverlight on Linux matter?
Sep 30, 2009, 18:02 (4 Talkback[s])
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"This was a piece of news that caught me off guard a bit. After
all, isn't Novell's Moonlight effort, Silverlight on Linux?
"What's the point of replicating what Novell already does?
"What Microsoft is actually doing in this case isn't necessarily
an incident of stepping on their own partners toes. Rather the way
I see it, Microsoft is actually followed a very common open source
tradition. In open source, there is often two (or more) choices of
applications/libraries for any type of application. Just look at
the desktop, there is GNOME, KDE, Xfce, Fluxbox and a few others.
They all kinda/sorta do the same thing don't they?"