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.Read more »
Another timely explanation of the Silverlight/Olympics effect on GNU/LinuxRead more »
It seems like even Moonlight users (with a licence fee) may have no access to the international gamesRead more »
The "idealistic" Olympic officials as an illustration to understand the difference between free software and open source...
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."Read more »