Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th Jun 2010 15:36 UTC
Internet & Networking Earlier this week, Apple launched a HTML5 Showcase page, displaying several uses for HTML5 and related technologies. However, it turns out that Apple is using trickery to block out browsers other than Safari, with the end result that browsers with better support for web standards than Safari can't access the demos.
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RE[3]: Still unclear
by Neolander on Fri 4th Jun 2010 20:42 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Still unclear"
Neolander
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2010-03-08

About silverlight performance, I installed moonlight v2 on my linux box some months ago out of curiosity.

Then I went to www.silverlight.net as a test. The embedded animation made my browser totally sluggish and ran at about 5 fps.
Now if I run some heavy flash app like GrooveShark or start heavy tabbed browsing on YouTube, I NEVER encounter such a bad performance. Only ~12 fps and some short browser lags here and there. And those flash apps do way more interesting (and probably way more power-savvy) things than showcasing Flash features.

Maybe moonlight has improved in v3. But as of v2, it was not a reasonable Flash replacement, at least on linux (and almost everybody here knows how terrible Flash performance already is on Linux)

Edited 2010-06-04 20:47 UTC

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