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    Silverlight 2 Released

    Microsoft have released Silverlight 2

    The Microsoft description of Silverlight - "Microsoft Silverlight powers rich application experiences and delivers high quality, interactive video across the Web and mobile devices through the most powerful runtime available on the Web."

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    I'm thinking about installing Silverlight and would love to hear your opinion. Have you used it and did it make any noticeable difference?

    Opinions from all other users will be appreciated.
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    [quote name='Duchess843' post='762634' date='01-Mar-2009 11:46']I'm thinking about installing Silverlight and would love to hear your opinion. Have you used it and did it make any noticeable difference?[/quote]
    Silverlight, like other media player plugins, will fire up when a site invokes it. Since most sites still use Flash, you probably won't be using Silverlight a whole lot.

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    [quote name='jscher2000' post='762642' date='01-Mar-2009 14:39'][/quote]

    If you spend much time on the Microsoft family of sites you'll need Silverlight.

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    Thanks Jscher and Joe for your input. I don't use the Microsoft family of sites and flash is enough for me.

    It's almost always best to get a second opinion.


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    [quote name='Duchess843' post='762886' date='02-Mar-2009 11:49']I don't use the Microsoft family of sites and flash is enough for me.[/quote]
    Eventually you will run into a site that requires a particular player and demands that you download it. I suspect we will all have Silverlight sooner or later, joining Flash, QuickTime, RealPlayer, Move, and others.

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