Summary: The Silverlight apocalypse which we predicted seems imminent
Microsoft Silverlight: shattered into a million broken urls
There has been some Twitter chatter about the closure of silverlight.net, Microsoft’s official site for its lightweight .NET client platform. multimedia player and browser plug-in.
Did we or did we not warn about this half a decade ago? When it stops making a profit or never succeeds at breaking even at the very least it no longer makes sense to maintain it. Remember Zune?
Leave the Web in the hands of W3C and abolish proprietary plugins. All of them. █