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The next version of Microsoft's browser-based media player - and challenger to Adobe Systems' Flash - could be coming in just two months. Microsoft on Thursday announced what it calls a launch event for Silverlight 3, and it's set for July 10. The company has also promised version three of its Expression Studio content and …

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Gates Horns

Yawn

Updates for something no-one uses

its a good week for microsofties, what with bing, windows fixes that themselves need fixing and now this old tripe

all that is left is .net version 4 to round off the week

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Duz it come with a HTML5 tag?

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I wouldn't say no one uses it. Have you seen Photosynth and DeepZoomPix? http://photosynth.net/ and http://deepzoompix.com/ Both good implementations. I hope v3 enables some killer desktop apps, of TweetDeck ilk.

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Who cares

I have managed to stop Silvershite sullying my browsers, and long may that continue.

I might consider it when it becomes fully cross-platform (different browsers, different OSs); but HTML5 looks more interesting to me.

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Gee whizz.

I couldn't give two beakers of fermented monkey piss. Assuming of course it doesn't break Flash in other people's browsers. Hope someone's already writing a blocker add-on for Firefox.

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IT Angle

Race ahead

They'll be on Silverlight 35 before we know it. They really don't want moonlight catching up do they? Adobe, just open up Flash already!

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@Thom Brown

The Flash file format is already open for anyone to read and re-implement.

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