Which is, of course, why if you go to the Silverlight site, there are downloads for IE, Netscape, Firefox, and Safari on OSX, right Shawn? Because it's "IE for Windows, everyone else is on their own", right Shawn? Right? -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Shawn K. Quinn Sent: Friday, May 25, 2007 6:04 PM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] MS Silverlight Microsoft says "cross-browser, cross-platform". What Microsoft really means is "we'll make the version for IE on Windows, everyone else is on their own, and will probably forever be at least a version behind". I'm not sure I even want to find out what kind of nasty patent restriction minefield Microsoft has laid for alternative Silverlight implementations; it would not surprise me to find out that a free software version of Silverlight is impossible due to same.