Here’s Walravens’ take:
Given the issues between Adobe and Apple over the past year, investors may wonder if Apple will really allow the cross-compiled applications from the new Flash Builder onto the iTunes App Store or whether Apple will find some new way to disrupt Adobe’s plans. After the presentation, we asked [James Ward, Adobe Technical Evangelist] if he thought Apple “would mess with” Adobe again. Ward responded “I don’t think so. We are putting a lot of resources into it, so we are pretty confident they won’t mess with us again.” That being said, he added the caveat that only Apple knows what Apple will do…
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: The problem isn’t Apple, the problem is that Adobe’s Flash, when it isn’t draining batteries or introducing security flaws or crashing rather routinely, is a development crutch that creates common denominator apps that fail to take advantage of each operating systems’ unique capabilities. We don’t need more lazy developers looking for one-click app excretion. We need to encourage real developers to write software that uses each OS’s unique hooks to their full capabilities in order to deliver the best possible experiences to users.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James W.” for the heads up.]