On Sep 8, 5:37 pm, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> | Microsoft has spent the past few years trumpeting their "you are
> | using patented code" with zero proof or real legal action, this
> | is their ace in the hole. If Microsoft does manage to make sure
> | that this Silverlight becomes the new standard for media rich web
> | browsing, we are in real trouble.
There seems to be a logical error here.
The point of having a proprietary standard is lock in...as in, make
Silverlight a standard, then require Vista to run it.
But Silverlight runs in XP -- and now, with Moonlight, Linux.
As such, why is it any different from Adobe's offerings?