Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Aug 2007 21:11 UTC, submitted by rx182
Mono Project When Microsoft chief software architect Ray Ozzie unveiled Silverlight at MIX07, he vowed that it would be a cross-platform technology. It appears as if the software giant is making good on that pledge: SD Times has learned that some of Microsoft's top developers have provided technical guidance for a Linux implementation of Silverlight.
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RE[4]: Maybe...
by lemur2 on Fri 10th Aug 2007 11:40 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Maybe..."
lemur2
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2007-02-17

What's wrong with not going against a standard if you're willing to provide technical help on implementing your platform? If anything, it sounds like competition.

Why should established standards be the end of the road? That does nothing but stagnate innovation.


Here is a set of links which explain the reasons for having independent web standards, as opposed to competing commercial *cough* "standards".

http://www.w3.org/Consortium/
http://www.w3.org/2007/uwa/
http://www.w3.org/2001/di/
http://www.w3.org/2001/di/#waDI
http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-Licensing

Edited 2007-08-10 11:41

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