Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th May 2011 20:41 UTC, submitted by lemur2
SuSE, openSUSE The first major effect of Attachmate buying Novell (and thus, SUSE) has come into, uh, effect. Novell, of course, is the birth place of Mono, the open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET framework. Reports indicate Mono developers have been fired as part of the streamlining process, but according to Attachmate's CEO, they weren't fired because of Mono.
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Interesting...
by ramasubbu_sk on Wed 4th May 2011 21:49 UTC
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2007-04-05

Probably, Mono and Moonlight are not being used much by Linux enterprise server service.
I like know on how much Mono has implemented with respected to .NET 4.0 and Moonlight has implemented SilverLight 4.

Can we watch Netflix movies with Moonlight ? If not Moonlight community should address those shortcomings first !!

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RE: Interesting...
by No it isnt on Wed 4th May 2011 22:43 in reply to "Interesting..."
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2005-11-14

I've tried Moonlight, and never got it to work properly with anything (except maybe some tests designed specifically for it). It's a waste of time.

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RE[2]: Interesting...
by No it isnt on Mon 9th May 2011 12:42 in reply to "RE: Interesting..."
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2005-11-14

Of course, whenever stating something based on the past, the future comes around swiftly and ruins everything. I visited a page with a Silverlight video today, and Moonlight asked to download some codecs from Microsoft, which it then did and asked me to reload the page. Video played back smoothly. Then tested a different page, and it worked fine there as well. In fullscreen, it's much, much smoother than Flash on my computer (which is to say that Flash is still utter shit for video on Linux).

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RE: Interesting...
by _txf_ on Wed 4th May 2011 23:47 in reply to "Interesting..."
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Can we watch Netflix movies with Moonlight ? If not Moonlight community should address those shortcomings first !!


Regarding netflix, one can hardly blame them for not implementing proprietary microsoft drm.

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RE: Interesting...
by Mellin on Thu 5th May 2011 12:42 in reply to "Interesting..."
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2005-07-06

Microsoft will never allow moonlight to work with netflix and microsoft drm

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