Deep Zoom is coming to 'Moonlight'; Silverlight for Linux

Deep Zoom, which allows for unprecedented zooming and panning capabilities of online images, is coming to Silverlight on Linux. Moonlight, the open source implementation of the .NET framework for Linux and Unix, will support Deep Zoom starting with Build Alpha of version 2.0, which Novell, responsible for Moonlight's development, estimates will be available come March 2009. […]

Deep Zoom, which allows for unprecedented zooming and panning capabilities of online images, is coming to Silverlight on Linux. Moonlight, the open source implementation of the .NET framework for Linux and Unix, will support Deep Zoom starting with Build Alpha of version 2.0, which Novell, responsible for Moonlight's development, estimates will be available come March 2009.

“March 2009 Moonlight 2.0 Alpha release includes: Silverlight 2.0 compatible engine; Deep Zoom control framework; Layout framework; Microsoft Media Pack 2.0 for playing video and audio; includes Mono for executing code (C# and DLR-based languages); runs the Silverlight 2.0 MS-PL controls and 2.0 based applications,” revealed Bruce Kyle, ISV architect evangelist.

Source:→ Softpedia