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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If Only
by LeeZH on Sat 30th Oct 2010 01:19 UTC
LeeZH
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2010-10-21

It's quite interesting to see that the big companies finally see the HTML5 standards as the way to go for most web experience. If only Microsoft would extend this type of idea for everything else (eg .docx). If only. *sigh*

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RE: If Only
by Kroc on Sat 30th Oct 2010 09:59 in reply to "If Only"
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2005-11-10

In Microsoft’s defence, when you run Office 2010 for the first time it asks you if you want to use ODF or DOCX formats.

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RE[2]: If Only
by Neolander on Sat 30th Oct 2010 12:53 in reply to "RE: If Only"
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2010-03-08

In Microsoft’s defence, when you run Office 2010 for the first time it asks you if you want to use ODF or DOCX formats.

And what if you want to use DOC 2000/XP in order to be compatible with what most people use ? I mean... Last time I checked, OO compatibility with docx was poor and office compatibility with ODF was awful. Doc is just the universal format of today when you don't have high demands and can't send read-only files (otherwise, PDF is the way to go anyway =))

Edited 2010-10-30 12:58 UTC

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