Microsoft's answer to Adobe Systems' Flash Player has an official name--Silverlight--and a coveted target audience: media and entertainment companies bringing video to the Web.
On Monday at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, Microsoft launched Silverlight, a Web browser plug-in for playing media files and displaying interactive Web applications. Silverlight, which has been under development for at least two years, is a player that can display Web applications on both Windows and the Mac in Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari. The download of the player will be less than 2 megabytes. Like Flash, it has accompanying development tools for both designers and software developers. http://news.com.com/Microsoft+sheds+light+on+Flash+rival/2100-1012_3-6176022.html --- I wonder why Adobe didn't make Native Flash Player for FreeBSD and BSD as well up to now? since we know MS doesn't port such app to Unix in general. Porting Flash to more OSes will sure will make adobe beats MS when it comes to web media. -- Regards, -Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri Arab Portal http://www.WeArab.Net/ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"