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Re: ITV (UK) Dumps Silverlight for Flash

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____/ 7 on Tuesday 15 Sep 2009 20:44 : \____

> bbgruff wrote:
>> "In a blow to Microsoft, ITV has switched the technology powering its web
>> streaming service from Silverlight to Adobe's more widely installed Flash"
>> "It's understood the move, quietly carried out on Friday, was motivated by
>> a simple need for the commercial broadcaster to reach the greatest
>> possible number of web viewers. The popularity of the BBC's rival iPlayer
>> exploded when it launched a Flash version in 2007, after struggling as a
>> P2P download application"
>> "ITV can confirm it has switched from Microsoft's Silverlight to Adobe
>> Flash to support the ITV Player on ITV.com," a spokeswoman said today.
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/15/itv_flash/
> I guess viewers matter to ITV after all!!!!

National Baseball and NYT dumped it too. Everyone of significance does...

ITV should learn about HTML5 and Ogg Theora.

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