Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Silverlight and Linux

Finally it had gotten to the point where everything on the web would work in Linux. At the silverlight web page you will see that their is a windows and mac support, but not Linux. Are we going to lose the ability to work equally well on the web whether using a Mac, Windows or Linux? Why isn't anybody talking about this?

Another point to consider. The abc.com online player used to work just fine on all platforms. Their new improved player doesn't work with Linux. Or Vista. What does the new player have to offer that made it acceptable to break Linux/Vista compatibility?

Update: A day later, and their is a slashdot post about this issue:

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...