"Beyond the immediate benefit for Linux users, it struck me that
this news reflects an even better long-term benefit for Linux--the
triumph of Flash as a de facto standard for video over the Web.
This may seem like a "no-duh" statement, given the proliferation of
Flash on so many video sites, not the least of which YouTube.
Perhaps you've heard of it. But baseball's confirmation of Flash as
their preferred platform not only dispells the notion that
Silverlight is making big inroads into the content delivery space
(it's not) but it was a very strong business validation of Flash's