Silverlight has been under threat for the past twelve months from at best FUD and at worst an attempt on its life. Version 5 is due to be released to manufacturing this month amid speculation that it could be the last ever major release. So is this goodbye Silverlight?
The rumour that Silverlight 5 could be the final release of this product originates in a post on her ZDNet blog by Mary Jo Foley who is usually a pretty reliable source when it comes to Microsoft machinations because of her many reliable insider contacts.
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