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Adobe is planning on combining Flash Player

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 06, 2005

Adobe is planning on combining Flash Player and Acrobat Reader? As Todd says, “I don’t know about you, but I just got an acrid taste in my mouth”.

Update: John Dowdell notes that Adobe has clarified their position re: the above combination: “we will continue delivering the Flash Player as a small, efficient runtime for content and applications on the web”. (thx, neil)

We Work Remotely

John Gruber’s plain English version of the

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 21, 2005

John Gruber’s plain English version of the Adobe/Macromedia Acquisition FAQ. “Please also note that PDF is an excellent format for sending out resumes.”

Macromedia may be a bit concerned about

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 20, 2005

Macromedia may be a bit concerned about Ajax competing with Flash’s XML socketing. “Kevin [Lynch] specifically wanted to explore the possibility of hooking into the Ajax system with Flash, via Flex.”

Whoa! Adobe to buy Macromedia?!!?!?!

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 18, 2005

Whoa! Adobe to buy Macromedia?!!?!?!. Wow! ??!!?!??!! I don’t think there’s enough room in my MT database for all the question marks and exclamation points I want to use here.