I'm travelling in Chicago at the moment so don't have the time to construct a full discussion....and you all know I loath people who use blacberrys to reply however....
Stating that silverlight is an imitation of flash is just wrong.
Take the time to look under the hood at not only the functionality but als the development tools.
There is some very cool offline functionality being built into silverlight that is adding additional capabilities not found in flash.
Considering this is just version 1.0 very cool.
From: "Victor Shamanovsky" <[address removed]>
To: "[address removed]" <[address removed]>
Sent: 22/08/07 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: [newtech-1] Tafiti.com
Silverlight cheap copy of Adobe Flex? That's like saying Linux is better
On 8/22/07, Angel <[address removed]> wrote:
> Honestly, I found it rather useless, seemed to me like a proof of concept
> more than a real useful search engine.
> The Tree View was the most ridiculous thing, it just seemed like a flash
> UI for live search, nothing more.
> First I had to install Silverlight, and I don't see how this is any better
> from Flash,
> or why would anyone go to the trouble of making the users install a Flash
> like technology when flash is already installed on
> almost every browser, its easier to find flash developers, and the
> technology is proven to bring forward great innovation along (youtube).
> Then I go and read a tutorial of Silverlight... and its nothing but a
> cheap copy of Adobe Flex.
> I guess Microsoft continues to stick to their strategy of copying other
> companies, it's worked so far for them.
> On 8/21/07, greasyguide < [address removed]> wrote:
> > Has anyone checked out Tafiti.com <http://tafiti.com...;? It's the big M's
> > new search engine
> > running on Silverlight it's pretty sweet.
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