almost no sites (but the microsoft ones) use this yet...
Its just another try-to-catch-up thing from Microsoft.. trying to make
something equivlent to flash technology.
Whenever you visit some of the microsoft sites you get an annoying pop up
prompting you to install this.
I have done so in the past.. but really its usless still..... I avoid
50 Ways to leave your Vista....
You just format the drive , Clive
Get a New Mac , Jack
Y'don't need that crap toy, Roy
Just get yourself free
Boot from a *nix, Jix
You don't need to discuss much
Install XP, Lee
And get yourself free
"CWLee" <cdubyalee@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Running Vista Ultimate 64-bit.
> Just received an update notice for something called "Silverlight". It is
> optional, not recommended. A Google search provides plenty of gooblegoop
> about enhanced interface and interactive experiences - but nothing that I
> can really understand very well. Can anyone here describe, in terms a
> low-tech user might understand (in contrast to someone who is going to
> write software or prepare ads on websites) just what benefits an average
> user (email, web browsing) might get from downloading this item?
> Many thanks.
> Former slayer of dragons; practice now limited to sacred
> cows. Believing we should hire for quality, not quotas, and
> promote for performance, not preferences.