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Adobe: 'Open' But Not Always Open Source

Mar 13, 2009, 17:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"For instance, while neither Flash nor PDF are entirely open source, Adobe said it's making what it described as "open" efforts in support of those technologies, aimed at furthering adoption and development.

""It's fairly obvious that while we've been active in this space around what we call open, the overall structure has not been clearly communicated," Dave McAllister, director of standards and open source at Adobe, told InternetNews.com."

"Changing that has become especially important for Adobe, as it tries win over the heart and minds of developers as it continues to scale up its Flash-based AIR effort in competition with Microsoft's Silverlight media framework."

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