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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Netflix and Silverlight
by dukes on Sun 31st Oct 2010 14:34 UTC
dukes
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2005-07-06

If DRM is a barrier to HTML5 and Netflix, then I wonder how Netflix is on so many devices.

iPhone = not using Silverlight
iPad = not using Silverlight
Mac = Silverlight
Wii = ??
PS3 = ??

Anybody know how it's being technically implemented on the iPhone for instance? The streams have to be H.264 I'm thinking, but how is it being delivered.

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