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Silverlight future, just for interest's sake

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Seems like it's generally a risk to base new developments on Microsoft's latest whizz-bang technology. http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/microsoft-our-strategy-with-silverlight-has-shifted/7834
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HTML 5, CSS 3 and JS. Going with either Flash or Silverlight isn't a good idea imo.
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MMhhh. As there are hundreds of industry participants to get working together, the final version of HTML 5 is scheduled for 2022 (yes, 2022): http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/programming-and-development/?p=718
Silverlight will be still be important for some time, as discussed here: http://team.silverlight.net/announcement/the-future-of-silverlight
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