Did someone look at the wrong calendar ?
There are 500 comments in here and not one mentioning the "clickonce" technology made it to the top ?
Now I know why I stopped reading slashdot.
Microsoft has been installing plugins in firefox for a long time... so has Adobe, google (picasa), Apple(quicktime,itunes) and others. What freaks me out is how this issue is blown out of proportion for the wrong reason.
ClickOnce is similar to Java's webstart technology for those who understand Java and you can get more information here
If you let java do it, and apple do it and apple do it why are you so surprised that microsoft is doing it ? Is it because its part of Office suite ? And how is that different from Picasa or itunes ?
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