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Moonlight's Olympic-sized failure

http://www.zdnet.com.au

Microsoft only produces the Silverlight runtime for Windows and OS X, leaving Linux support to Novell's Mono project, which produces Moonlight. Mono developers argue that Mono is not chasing tail lights, but in the case of Moonlight it very clearly is.

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The Bizarre Cathedral - 18

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Latest comic strip from the Bizarre Cathedral by merc and crimperman. "A little obvious but I couldn't let this one pass."

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Stand Up Against Silverlight, Microsoft’s Anti-competitive Weapon

http://boycottnovell.com

Another timely explanation of the Silverlight/Olympics effect on GNU/Linux

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GNU/Linux Users Locked Out of Olympics, Need Silverlight 2.0

http://boycottnovell.com

It seems like even Moonlight users (with a licence fee) may have no access to the international games

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Created by komrad 6 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 26 weeks ago
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The "idealistic" Olympic officials as an illustration to understand the difference between free software and open source...

http://www.stallman.org

RMS: "...Isn't it sad to see the "idealistic" Olympic officials who believe (or at least say) that sport should be kept pure of distractions such as human rights? They reminds me of the "open source" supporters that think technology should be kept pure of distractions such as human rights."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 38 weeks ago
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