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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Umm...grand celebration plz?
by earksiinni on Fri 29th Oct 2010 23:47 UTC
earksiinni
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2009-03-27

Hey, can someone fill me in as to why this isn't being marked as a landmark change? I don't mean that in a snide way, I'm genuinely wondering why the reaction seems to be muted, and I'm wondering if I'm missing something. Or why people are considering Silverlight seriously...?

I mean...Microsoft so openly touting an open web standard?? Congratulations, I say! A sure sign that they're worried, despite their recent quarterly statement.

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