Novell to bring open source Silverlight clone to iPhone

You’ve surely heard of Silverlight, Microsoft’s shinier and altogether more-fluffy answer to Flash.

Silverlight is now at the stage where the only real feature it lacks is ubiquity — the only real reason we keep using Flash is because the plug-in is installed on almost every computer in the world. Well, Microsoft wants to change that — Microsoft wants Silverlight to be as prevalent as Flash. To that end, we just reported on Silverlight coming to Symbian phones — and now it seems like the iPhone might also run Silverlight apps… but with Moonlight, Novell’s open source, cross-platform Silverlight implementation.

from Sebastian Anthony        more here

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