[kwlug-disc] Moonlight and CTV Olympic website

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 23:32:17 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 8:50 PM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
> CBC on silverlight? that's scandalous. CTV not so much. It is ridiculous when a client facing site locks users to a single platform. Someone wasn't doing their homework and just got lazy programmers (Yes it is easier to program in silverlight, but so it was with Activex and we know what happened).

CBC uses Flash.

HTML5 <video> tags would be preferable, but it's going to be a while
before it's widely supported across browsers.  Maybe the iPad will
hurry the process along.

I actually like that Moonlight is out there.  If people can actually
get it to work, I'd be happy to see Silverlight adopted in place of
Flash.  But it might be moot if HTML5 goes anywhere (codec issues


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