64 bit Linux, flash, and firefox ETA?
levi at cold.org
Mon Apr 21 16:16:21 MDT 2008
Wade Preston Shearer <lists at wadeshearer.com> writes:
>> Reread Levi's comment and that might answer your question.
Well, you instruct your email client to go back to the email I
Oh, you mean, "How might it answer my question?"
Well, consider that the Microsoft CLI is aka ECMA-335, and Silverlight
is based upon that. Also consider that Microsoft is giving additional
support to the Moonlight team
(http://tirania.org/blog/archive/2007/Sep-05.html). So, here's how
the two technologies compare:
Proprietary runtime provided by a single vendor
Proprietary language (though based on a standard one)
Linux binary-only support from Adobe
Standard language infrastructure (ECMA-334)
Standard languages (ECMA-334, Iron Python, Iron Ruby, etc.)
Microsoft binary-only runtime for Windows/MacOS
Novell supplied, MS sanctioned runtime for Linux (open source)
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