It’s a day I thought would never happen. But likely in part of their success seen with Roku and on other console setups, Netflix is ready to grow up beyond the limitations of Silverlight.

This article indicates that they are ready to join us here in reality, they may be ready to embrace HTML5 video standards.

If this does in fact come to pass, it would mean that no longer are Linux users and users of other platforms who do not wish to install yet another Flash alternative, will be free of the Microsoft Silverlight add-on.