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Re: Bug#501190: ITP: moonlight -- open source implementation of Microsoft Silverlight

On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 03:24:26PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> >   Description     : open source implementation of Microsoft Silverlight
> > 
> >  [...]
> Hi,
> The description is misleading.  This is (AFAICT) not an implementation of a
> standard but a clone product, like wine, and much like wine it lags behind to
> the real one.  Please make that clear in the description to avoid leading users
> (and specially web developers) to believe Silverlight is cross-platform.  For
> example, the wine description reads:
>   "This is still a work in progress and many applications may still not work."

Moreover, the word "implementation of Silverlight" doesn't seem accurate
when referring to a product instead of a standard.  You probably meant to
say this is a "clone of Silverlight".

Robert Millan

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