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Moonlight Overview: An OSS Alternative to Silverlight

Jun 14, 2007, 10:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

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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..."

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