[FRIAM] Adobe acquires Macromedia

Martin C. Martin martin at metahuman.org
Tue Apr 19 08:11:36 GMT+4 2005


Actually, Adobe is focusing on Acrobat and business applications:

http://www.economist.com/people/displayStory.cfm?story_id=3860760

- Martin

Owen Densmore wrote:

> 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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