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RE: Heads up: Silverlight 3

From: Cokus, Michael S. <msc@mitre.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 10:06:48 -0400
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, "public-exi@w3.org" <public-exi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D93B26E07F2DD147A3E17BA1602444B8062F7DAC07@IMCMBX2.MITRE.ORG>
Hi Robin,

Great to hear from you!

Thanks much for this very interesting news.  I poked around a little.  According to the MIX09 website, "Binary XML" will be addressed in a session this Friday[1].  Anyone planning to attend?

[1] https://content.visitmix.com/2009/sessions/default.aspx?keyword=Consuming+Web+Services+in+Microsoft+Silverlight+3



Mike Cokus
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: public-exi-request@w3.org [mailto:public-exi-request@w3.org] On
>Behalf Of Robin Berjon
>Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 7:19 AM
>To: public-exi@w3.org
>Subject: Heads up: Silverlight 3
>Hi folks!
>I just thought I'd send you a heads up in case you haven't seen this:
>one of the features touted on the shortlist of improvements for
>Silverlight 3 is that it integrates "Binary XML" which can be used to
>communicate with the server and other instances of the client.
>I tried looking for details but as usual searching MSDN and the likes
>has proven only moderately successful. I suspect it's just using WCF's
>binary XML format, but could neither confirm nor deny.
>Either way, Microsoft's position that they only saw value in binary
>XML for very specific tightly integrated situations (e.g. as a
>compilation format for XAML or as the protocol between SQL Server and
>its clients) seems to have changed since presumably Silverlight is
>expected to communicate in all manners of situations with all sorts of
>servers for a large variety of usage scenarios. It's certainly a data
>point to keep in mind during PR.
>Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
>     Feel like hiring me? Go to http://robineko.com/
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 14:07:29 UTC

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