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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Nelson
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2005-11-29

Silverlight is not meant to mesh with the web, hence why they made it a browser plugin instead of building it directly into IE. Silverlight is meant to supplement the web in scenarios, but overall, it's meant to serve as a launchpad to an Out of Browser application.

However, to someone like you who has never used Silverlight, beyond your misconception, all ability to communicate and reason is lost.

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