Microsoft is working on bringing Silverlight to the iPhone

Posted on November 25, 2009 by had an interview with someone from Microsoft about Silverlight on the iPhone.  I don’t see this happening anytime soon, but I could be wrong.

From the article:
It was an impressive demonstration, once they got it working: H.264 video streaming wirelessly (and slowly, at least during the caching sequence) using Microsoft’s Silverlight video streaming, to an Apple iPhone.

And yet here it is, a Microsoft stream. You’d think Apple would have stood firm against Microsoft at least as aggressively as it has against Adobe, if not more so. How did this happen? We asked Microsoft User Experience Platform Manager Brian Goldfarb last week at PDC 2009, and the answer was a huge surprise…followed by some caveats. But it contained these four amazing words: “We worked with Apple.”

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