[CentOS] And then there was one (browser)

Mon Dec 23 15:04:13 UTC 2013
James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca>

On Sat, December 21, 2013 16:54, Peter wrote:
> On 12/22/2013 09:00 AM, Scot P. Floess wrote:
>> as much as I hate to admit it, I'm not sure what mono/moonlight are...
> Linux implementation of Microsoft .net and Silverlight respectively.
> Silverlight was supposed to be Microsoft's answer to flash which never
> really took off except in some high corporate and government situations
> where some PHB was tricked into it by a Microsoft salesman.
> Both mono (and as an extension moonlight) are spearheaded by Novel with
> "support" from Microsoft, which means it will almost work but not quite.

Were spearheaded, not are spearheaded.  Novel is long gone from the picture.

Presently Mono is a Ximian project (http://www.mono-project.com), which is
where it started as far as I can recall.  To the best of my knowledge
Moonlight recently was resuscitated after having near death experience but, at
the moment, is SUSE only as far as Linux support goes.

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