Moonlight Overview: An OSS Alternative to Silverlight
Jun 14, 2007, 10:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Not too long ago, I shared my thoughts on Microsoft's
introduction of Silverlight, their blatant lack of Linux support
and how they were aiming at regaining their browser dominance.
Well, it looks like the open source crowd has picked up the pieces
again with a solution to conquer what ails the common Linux user.
Silverlight, meet Moonlight.
"In the past, I will admit that my concerns about the outcome of
Microsoft potentially using Silverlight to further alienate the
casual Linux user really had me concerned. But it looks like
Microsoft's efforts have actually branched off into some new
creativity on the Linux front..."