64 bit Linux, flash, and firefox ETA?

Bart Whiteley bart.plug at whiteley.org
Wed Apr 23 16:38:41 MDT 2008


On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 3:27 PM, Shane Hathaway <shane at hathawaymix.org> wrote:
> Andrew Jorgensen wrote:
>
> > Novell will provide Moonlight plugins for FF2 and FF3 that will be
> > compatible with supported versions (meaning not end-of-life) of major
> > linux distributions (Fedora, Ubuntu, [open]SuSE, probably RedHat) on
> > i586 and x86_64.
> >
>
>  And Gentoo? :-)  Ok, not Gentoo, but 100% open source from the start,
> right?
>
>  Now that you put it this way, I am interested.  If users can simply install
> a plugin rather than the whole Mono environment, then Moonlight could be a
> reasonable target for new application development.
>

Note, Moonlight is C++, and doesn't use Mono.  Moonlight 2.0 will
embed the Mono VM to add the ability to script Moonlight in the
various languages supported by the VM, but the core will still be
native.



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