[FRIAM] Adobe acquires Macromedia

Owen Densmore owen at backspaces.net
Tue Apr 19 01:07:30 GMT+4 2005


I suspect that's the end of anything good from Macromedia, alas.

Maybe we can get Adobe to open source Flash?  Adobe only cares about  
Dream Weaver and getting back into the web publishing business, I  
think.

Besides /. these are good:
http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2005/04/18/Adobe-Macromedia
http://mezzoblue.com/archives/2005/04/18/macrodobia/

It likely end's any hope of Macromedia on the Mac too:
http://slashdot.org/comments.pl? 
sid=146467&threshold=1&commentsort=0&tid=98&mode=thread&cid=12270952

	-- Owen

Owen Densmore - http://backspaces.net - http://redfish.com -  
owen at backspaces.net

On Apr 18, 2005, at 2:31 AM, Stephen Guerin wrote:

> Wow, Adobe sucks up Macromedia for 3.4 Billion. I didn't see that  
> coming...
>
> http://www.macromedia.com/macromedia/proom/pr/2005/ 
> adobe_macromedia.html
> http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/invrelations/adobeandmacromedia.html
>
> -S
>
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