Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Oct 2010 20:48 UTC
Microsoft Most websites glossed over this, but we didn't. Silverlight, once touted as Microsoft's answer to Adobe's Flash, has been retooled from its original purpose. Microsoft is betting big on HTML5 instead, turning Silverlight into the development platform for Windows Phone, and that's it. So... Silverlight is dead - long live Silerlight?
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RE: What does this mean
by siimo on Fri 29th Oct 2010 21:09 UTC in reply to "What does this mean"
siimo
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Nope. HTML5 has no support for DRM. This is the reason YouTube mentioned that Flash is here to stay. The rented content on YouTube is delivered through Flash.

It is unlikely that Netflix will use HTML5 video in its current state, so they will probably continue with Silverlight.

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