Government Computer News: Novell to Release Silverlight Clone
"Novell is releasing a version of Microsoft's Silverlight for
Linux platforms. Leading the project is Novell's Miquel de Icaza,
the famed Linux developer who led development of the Gnome desktop,
the Evolution e-mail client and Mono, the Linux version of
"Microsoft is also lending support to the project by providing
Silverlight internal specifications, and even covering the cost of
licensing patented multimedia codecs for Linux platforms to use
"'There's no end in sight to the ongoing disputes between the
two camps,' said de Icaza, speaking at XML 2007, a
Microsoft-sponsored event, on Tuesday. 'In 2006, there was lots of
FUD [fear, uncertainty and doubt] about the problems behind OOXML
and it went downhill from there,' de Icaza said.
"'Neither group is willing to make the big changes required for
real compatibility,' de Icaza added..."
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