[Wine] I think I figured out how to get wine to run the .net framework very well

Erik de Jong erikdejong at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 17:52:57 CDT 2007

As far as I know silverlight is not available for linux, there is
however the moonlight project by mono developers which aims to be a
silverlight replacement for linux. So I don't think wine is needed for
linux compatability...

On 9/15/07, Pomeroy Lab <admin at mindblowingidea.com> wrote:
> I have recently heard about the silverlight project. The silverlight project
> is a plugin released by Microsoft for Linux that allows the use of .Net
> based apps on Linux. My only disagreement with using this plugin is the fact
> that Microsoft has been accessing XP and Vista systems without permission
> and changing software as stated by ZDnet. They call it Stealth Updating.
> Anyway that does not mean we can't use this code. It's under the GPL so we
> should be able to take it apart, analyze it, and put it back together in
> Wine so that if you install our silverlight plugin in Firefox installed on
> wine you should be able to fool Silverlight into thinking it's on Windows.
> We don't want windows updates and we don't want genuine advantage or any
> information about us being sent back to activate a product like Office 2007
> so that means that we should take steps to firewall Wine against silverlight
> information being sent to Microsoft or any Microsoft information that is
> unnecessary. It may sound complicated but I think it's the best thing to do.
> Let me know what you think.
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Erik de Jong

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