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Microsoft Silverlight vs Adobe Media Player and I was supposed to be able to get my cs3 upgrade today?

Today at the 2007 National Association of Broadcasters conference (NAB2007), Microsoft and Adobe have gone tit for tat with product launches that directly target one another.
MS press release
Adobe multicast
and I’ve come to the same conclusion as this chap …Adobe is getting into the Desktop Media Player business, which means they are competing with Microsoft’s Windows Media Player directly. It is also a major opportunity for Adobe to feed the Apollo ecosystem and show people the limitations of traditional desktop software.