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Yesterday I was wondering about the origin of the name "Silverlight".

Today I got the answer I was looking for, on the Starbucks .NET Developer blog: Microsoft Silverlight - What an Honor!!!

The article reports the reason of why WPF/E has been named "Silverlight"... worth reading

posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2007 9:27 AM

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# re: Where the name Silverlight come from

Left by Dave Frank at 4/18/2007 9:10 AM

LOL. That's a bunch of BS right there. Funny, but still BS. :)

# re: Where the name Silverlight come from

Left by Dave Frank at 4/18/2007 9:53 AM

Ha! I didn't mean your post was BS, I meant that I think this guy's alleged interview with Bill Gates with Bill telling him the produce is named after him is/was a complete fabrication and that any similarity to his last name is purely coincidental. :)

# re: Where the name Silverlight come from

Left by Dave Frank at 4/18/2007 9:54 AM

Product, that is. not produce :)

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