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Is Silverlight a Flash/Java replacement?

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Sharon T

#1
Is Silverlight meant to replace Flash and (or) Java? I uninstalled Java and
Flash, installed Silverlight...but websites tell me I need to install Adobe
Flash.
 

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Charlie Wilkes

#2
On Wed, 16 May 2007 10:47:54 +0800, Sharon T wrote:

> Is Silverlight meant to replace Flash and (or) Java? I uninstalled Java
> and Flash, installed Silverlight...but websites tell me I need to
> install Adobe Flash.


It's a competing format, not interchangeable, so you still need Flash.

Charlie
 

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Sharon T

#3
Oh I see. Thanks!

"Charlie Wilkes" <charlie_wilkes@users.easynews.com> wrote in message
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> On Wed, 16 May 2007 10:47:54 +0800, Sharon T wrote:
>
>> Is Silverlight meant to replace Flash and (or) Java? I uninstalled Java
>> and Flash, installed Silverlight...but websites tell me I need to
>> install Adobe Flash.

>
> It's a competing format, not interchangeable, so you still need Flash.
>
> Charlie
 

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