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Microsoft opens second front against Adobe : With XPS. RRS feed

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  • "Silverlight, the rich media technology that Microsoft Corp. trotted out last week, isn’t Redmond’s only attack on Adobe Systems Inc.’s multimedia dominance.

    In addition to Silverlight, touted as a potential Flash-killer, Microsoft is quietly putting the moves on Adobe’s other popular consumer technology, the Portable Document Format (PDF)...

    http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9017438&intsrc=hm_list

    "...XPS, Microsoft's new rival to PDF ... the Redmond company is making the software ... avlbl for free to both consumers and pros..."
    well my take on this is PDF and flash are too widespread to be overthrown just like that. They are almost perfect at what they do so MS will have to come up with something really special to throw them off the top...
    Saturday, April 28, 2007 6:11 AM