Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 18th Dec 2009 16:58 UTC
Mono Project The Mono project has released Moonlight 2, the open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight. Moonlight allows Silverlight content to run on platforms that do not have an official Silverlight client, such as Linux and PowerPC Macs. Microsoft also expanded its patent agreement with Novell to cover all users of Moonlight, no matter the Linux version.
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Embrace extend extinguish
by jabjoe on Sun 20th Dec 2009 12:34 UTC
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You embrace, you will be extended and extinguished. How many times are people going to fall for this.,_extend_and_extinguish

MS even did a very similar trick with WISE and Win32

Even standards mean nothing if you don't intend to work together.

There is no new Microsoft, I don't doubt some are genuine, but the top isn't.

You should judge by past actions, so I'm not sure there is anything that MS can do ('say' means nothing) that could make me trust them and embrace their technology. Not that I normally like their technology anyway.

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