[opensource] Proposal for human language teaching web application

Paul Betts paul at paulbetts.org
Wed Jan 20 19:59:20 EST 2010

Hmmm, I haven't tried it, but I know installing Moonlight is *really*
easy now, you just click on a Firefox extension and it's done. I know
they've finished large parts of SL2 and SL3.

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 4:35 PM, Brian Swaney
<swaneybr at cse.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
> How compatible is it with Moonlight? Last I tried, I couldn't get
> Silverlight stuff to work because I didn't have "Silverlight 2.0" in Linux.
> Lots of good that did me.
> Paul Betts wrote:
>> I hate to be a corporate shill, but have you taken a look at
>> Silverlight for your media player? http://smf.codeplex.com/ has a
>> complete media playback library for audio/video (if you add my patch
>> from http://is.gd/6Hqn2 that is), and is much more programmer-friendly
>> IMHO than Flash - you can write in a sane language (C#) and still
>> interface with the DOM / Javascript.
>> *And*, you don't have to buy Flash to compile Silverlight, you can
>> write your code in Notepad and compile from any Windows / Linux box
>> using "msbuild SomeProject.sln" (PS: this applies to the desktop / web
>> too - every Windows machine ships with *2* compilers in
>> C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\<Version>", bet you didn't know
>> that!)

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