Adobe: 'Open' But Not Always Open Source
Mar 13, 2009, 17:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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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."