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Topic: Current Silverlight implementation: 3, or 4?

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swami_worldtraveler (Over 1 year ago)
From searching Forum, Get Satisfaction, and other, plus fact that SL4 was released under 3 months ago, I'm guessin view is still at SL3 (understandably).

Anybody? TIA.

FYI, my Win7 reports SL 4.0.50524.0, which of course does not indicate which version Photosynth is implemented under. Just pointed the version out.
Nathanael (Over 1 year ago)
¡Hola, Swami, long time no see!

As far as I know, we're still using a Silverlight 3 viewer for Photosynth. 

The one thing that I can think of that would call that into question is that the panorama viewer now works on Bing Maps (source: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/photosynth/archive/2010/06/11/2500-panoramas-published-to-bing-maps.aspx ) which has upgraded to Silverlight 4 (source: http://www.bing.com/community/blogs/maps/archive/2010/06/07/bing-maps-adds-map-app-ratings-map-overlays-and-more.aspx ), although the Photosynth viewer may still be SL3 code running inside of the SL4 Bing Maps app.
Nathanael (Over 1 year ago)
For a comparative timeline, here's a discussion that nutterguy started on GetSat a while back: 
http://getsatisfaction.com/livelabs/topics/direct3d_viewer_dead

I think that Silverlight 4 final released to web on April 15, so if the lag time is similar to that between Silverlight 3 and the Photosynth SL3 viewer, then we might see the Silverlight 4 Photosynth viewer on July 23 (if we're not already using it).
Nathanael (Over 1 year ago)
Swami, looks like the viewer just got upgraded to its first Silverlight 4 version.
Here's the announcement from Tony: http://photosynth.net/discussion.aspx?cat=e57bdda7-ff98-40a1-b2ae-529b0213c2b8&dis=89c922b4-4136-4d13-b355-dd464be7a686
swami_worldtraveler (Over 1 year ago)
Hey, look at that! Tnx, Nat. Not sure I see the touted increase in speed, though. Haven't done any empirical testing, so if the increase it there I guess I could get defeated by connect speed issues.
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