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rogerrobie68
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re: Adobe discontinues mobile Flash Player
rogerrobie68   11/14/2011 8:12:23 PM
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But then all these Android paperweights wouldn't have had ANY selling points

_hm
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re: Adobe discontinues mobile Flash Player
_hm   11/11/2011 12:51:55 AM
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RIM/QNX recently announced dropping Flash and moving to HTML5. HTML5 may be way to future.

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sharps_eng   11/10/2011 9:59:11 PM
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Other embedded systems have ported flash. QNX for one. Are they hung out to dry?

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re: Adobe discontinues mobile Flash Player
SylvieBarak   11/10/2011 8:57:42 PM
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Well, Charles, they could have saved themselves some headaches by moving away from it two years ago.... but better late than never, I guess!

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b_c   11/10/2011 7:53:14 PM
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You don't need flash to run YouTube on an iPhone. I think that little fact may be a trend showing that Flash isn't necessary for many of the things Adobe claims it's needed.

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Charles.Desassure   11/10/2011 5:48:09 PM
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I think Adobe Management Team is making the right decision at the right time. Move away from Adobe Flash for mobile. Timing is everything in the business world and I think they got it right this time.

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chanj0   11/10/2011 5:05:15 PM
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Adobe Flash has been widely adopted. Youtube uses it. Major TV stations use it. Ads on side bar, top bar use it. There isn't a 'place' you don't see Flash. It demands quite a bit of CPU power, Yet, the popularity will make switching a pain in the butt. Migration to HTML5 is inevitable. I believe Adobe will support their customers to do the migration and certainly hope all Flash-users have a seamless plan of migration.

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Neo10   11/10/2011 3:38:59 AM
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Better late than never, way better than being saddled with an old legacy which was not optimized for the best use of available hardware. Adobe has shown they don't fear making fundamental changes for such a big company.

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_hm   11/9/2011 11:50:36 PM
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It is late decision by Adobe. They should have doen it a year back.

old account Frank Eory
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old account Frank Eory   11/9/2011 11:45:22 PM
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One of Steve Jobs' final legacies -- the forced demise of Adobe Flash. Eventually this will be seen as something that needed to happen, despite the pain it caused Adobe.



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